Tag: American board of anatomic and clinical pathology key points
Female genital tract pathology quick quiz.
Female genital tract pathology mcqs. Useful for Pathology residents preparing for, NEET-SS/ DM- Oncopathology/ DM Histopathology, Fellowships, FRCPath- Histopathology, American Board of anatomic and clinical pathology. FOR OVARIAN TUMOR QUIZ- CLICK HERE
Conditions associated with DICER- 1 syndrome
Syndromes associated with DICER-1 syndrome
VITAL, SUPRAVITAL AND INTRAVITAL STAINING
Vital, supravital and intravital staining are three different types of staining techniques. However, vital and supravital terms are often used interchangeably. Let’s look at some of the major differences in staining between the three and why these terms shouldn’t be used interchangeably. 1. VITAL STAINING 1.Contrary to the name, vital stains are taken up by […]
Some gastrointestinal pathogens and their differentiating features.
Gastrointestinal pathogens are very common in routine practice. It takes experience and keen observation to differentiate gastrointestinal pathogens from one another. In case of confusion, go with your ‘GUT’ feeling. Lets look at a few differentiating features of Giardia lamblia, Cryptosporidium parvum and Isospora belli. GIARDIA LAMBLIA: Pear shaped trophozoites with 2 ovoid nuclei, present […]
Tumors showing TRK (tropomyosin receptor kinase) gene fusion
Recent molecular studies have revealed that, several tumors harbor TRK fusion. However fusion frequencies vary. Several NTRK1/2/3 (neurotrophic tyrosine receptor kinase) fusions have been reported. It is important to identify them since they serve as potential targets for therapy The NTRK1, 2, and 3 genes encode a family of tyrosine kinase receptors with an active […]