Neuropathology

glioblastoma as the presence of necrosis. Tumor necrosis is most likely the result of these abnormal vascular channels with neovascularization, which inappropriately slows or shunts the blood flow away from the tumor.

Perivascular Fibrosis Perivascular fibrosis is very common and non-diagnostic. With multiple capillary channels it is characteristic of radiation, but it can be found in untreated glioblastomas as a "radio-mimetic effect".

If It Belongs to One of the Above Processes, Can You Narrow Your Diagnosis More Specifically as to the Type of Process?

In narrowing one's list of differential diagnoses, it is frequently necessary to consult textbooks and journals [4,5,6,7,8,10]. Pathology is largely a visual science, so that picture-matching becomes important!

Does Your Tentatively Final Pathological Diagnosis Make Sense Clinically and Anatomically?

There is rarely anything so satisfying as reaching the same diagnosis as did the clinician, both independently using different techniques inherent in each specialty. Even more satisfying is suggesting a better diagnosis that each can then independently confirm by further studies!

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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