pigment and mineral accumulations

Please, be cautious following the instructions below!

Lesson 4: "Pigment and mineral accumulations- 3h".

18.03 - Groups 441;

19.03.- Group 442.

  • Preparation materials:

1. Workbook, part I, pp. 12-13.

2. Sources:

1. Kumar, Vinay, Abul K. Abbas, and Jon C. Aster. Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease. Ninth edition. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Saunders, 2015. P.7-64

2. Kumar, Vinay, Abul K Abbas, Jon C Aster, and Stanley L. 1915-2003 Robbins. Robbins Basic Pathology. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Saunders, 2018. P.1-33, 51

3. Klatt, Edward C. Robbins and Cotran Atlas of Pathology. Third edition. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders, 2015.

4. Klatt, Edward C., and Vinay Kumar. Robbins and Cotran Review of Pathology. Fourth edition. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders, 2015. P.3-17

5. Harsh Mohan. Essential Pathology for Dental Students.Fourth edition. Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited, 2011. P.1-77

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Wilson disease

  • Task:

1. Please, pass Initial MCQ Test.

2. On Workbook's page 10 carry out Microscopic Slide and Gross Specimen Descriptions:

  • "Hemosiderosis of the lung";
  • "Brown atrophy of the heart".

Hemosiderosis of the lung

Brown atrophy of the heart

3. On Workbook's page 13 in the "Individual Task " field, answer to the following Clinical Case:

Autopsy of a 78-year-old male demonstrates decreased left ventricular cavity size and a sigmoid-shaped ventricular septum. Light microscopy reveals increased collagenized connective tissue content of the ventricular wall. Some myocardial cells have golden-brownish perinuclear cytoplasmic inclusions.

1) The changes described are most consistent with which of the following?

2) Explain the origin of described intracellular inclusions.

3) Which diseases may lead to the same kind of intracellular accumulation? What is the common pathway for all of these disorders?

4) Indicate other localizations where the similar pathological changes may occur. How these organs or tissues will look like at gross examination?

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