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This is a general list of important diseases and conditions. Individual diseases may be found within different groups, not listed here. For example, many skin rashes may be secondary to an infection and may be listed under Infections and Microbiology. Some diseases, such as Alcoholism, are not easily defined by any one organ system or disease process and are listed separately. If you do not find the disease you are looking for, use the Search button on the panel above.

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Basic Principles of Disease
Learn the basic disease classifications of cancers, infections, and inflammation

Commonly Used Terms
This is a glossary of terms often found in a pathology report.

Diagnostic Process
Learn how a pathologist makes a diagnosis using a microscope

Surgical Pathology Report
Examine an actual biopsy report to understand what each section means

Special Stains
Understand the tools the pathologist utilizes to aid in the diagnosis

How Accurate is My Report?
Pathologists actively oversee every area of the laboratory to ensure your report is accurate

Got Path?
Recent teaching cases and lectures presented in conferences

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Last Updated July 7, 2006

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