To introduce, in general terms, some of the aberrations which occur in normal tissue structure and function and how they manifest as the signs and symptoms of disease.
Cell degeneration/adaptation; atrophy, hypertrophy, cell death and necrosis, reversible cell injury, hyperplasia, metaplasia, dysplasia. Inflammation and repair; acute/chronic inflammation, chemical mediators and cell signals, patterns of inflammation, regeneration, reconstitution and connective tissue repair. Neoplasia; benign and malignant neoplasms, carcinogenesis, clinical aspects, treatment. Blood dynamics; thrombosis, embolism, infarction, compression, congestion, circulatory shock. Genetic defects; single gene, polygenic and chromosome disorders, mutagenesis, teratogenesis. Environmental disease factors; pollution, reactions to chemicals/drugs, injury from physical agents. Pathology of cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, endocrine and reproductive systems.
Kumar V, Abbas AK and Aster JC 2013, Robbins Basic Pathology, 9, Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia
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