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[40/39]  MEDICINE AND SURGERY [39/00 - Ord. 2015]  PERCORSO COMUNE 12 135


Identify the normal and pathological aspects of human cells, tissues and organs; to interpret morphological anomalies of the organism found in diseases; correlate the fundamental cellular, molecular, and biochemical mechanisms of the organism with the observed pathology.


Supporting the examination of “Anatomia Patologia” after that of “Anatomia” and “Fisiologia”; it is advisable to support the examination of “Anatomia Patologia” after supporting the “Istologia”, “Biochimica” and “Patologia generale” examinations.


1. Techniques of Pathology (histochemistry, immunoistochemistry, molecular techniques)
2. Laryngitis, bronchitis, pulmonary edema
3. Pneumonia
4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases
5. Diffuse interstitial lung diseases; pneumoconioses
6. Tuberculosis
7. Non-neoplastic pleural diseases
8. Thyroiditis
9. Goiter(s)
10. Atherosclerosis; hypertensive vascular disease
11. Ischemic heart disease
12. Pericarditis, endocarditis, myocarditis
13. Cardiomyopathies
14. Esophagitis
15. Gastritis
16. Peptic ulcer disease
17. Idiopathic inflammatory bowel diseases
18. Celiac disease
19. Acute and chronic hepatitis
20. Iron and copper overload syndromes
21. Dysmetabolic liver diseases
22. Cirrhosis
23. Acute and chronic pancreatitis
24. Morphology of dermatitis e and panniculitis
25. Autoimmune dermatitis
26. Cutaneous nevi
27. Morphology of menstrual cycle
28. Cerebral hemorrhage
29. Ischemia and cerebral infarction
30. Meningitis, encephalitis
31. Dementias
32. Multiple sclerosis
33. Prion diseases
34. Parkinson disease
35. Osteoporosis, osteodystropy, rickets
36. Pathology of β-Thalassemia
37. Pathology of diabetes mellitus
38. Pathology of rheumatic disease
39. Lung tumors
40. Pleural tumors
41. Thyroid tumors
42. Tumors of the esophagus
43. Gastric tumors
44. Tumors of the small and large intestine
45. Cystic kidney diseases
46. Glomerulonephritis
47. Renovascular diseases
48. Tumors of the kidney
49. Urothelial tumors
50. Adenocarcinoma of the prostate
51. Testicular tumors
52. Vulvar and cervical tumors
53. Endometritis; endometrial hyperplasia
54. Uterine tumors
55. Ovary tumors
56. Gestational trophoblastic diseases (hydatiform mole, choriocarcinoma)
57. Fibrocystic change of the breast
58. Breast cancer
59. Tumors of the liver
60. Tumors of the pancreas
61. Tumors of the oral cavity
62. Lymphadenitis
63. Non-Hodgkin’s lympomas
64. Hodgkin’s lympomas
65. Splenomegaly
66. Tumors of the thymus
67. Elementary changes of the bone marrow
68. Myelodysplastic syndromes
69. Primitive tumors of bone
70. Tumors of the central nervous system
71. Primitive tumors of the skin
72. Melanoma
73. Soft tissues tumors
74. Tumors of the larynx
75. Tumors of the salivary glands
76. Neuroendocrine tumors and multiple endocrine neoplasias (MEN)

Teaching Methods

Frontal lessons; histopathology exercises

Verification of learning

Histological and oral examination; participation in the teaching activity; rating in thirty based on the acquired knowledge; ability to correlate histological lesions with their macroscopic aspects.


P. Gallo, G. d’Amati - Anatomia Patologica – UTET
S.L. Robbins, R. Cotran - Le basi patologiche delle malattie – Elsevier

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