Tag: pathology questions
Common ANA immunofluorescence patterns
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disorder involving almost all organ systems. Autoantibodies in SLE are directed towards various cell components. Most common antibody encountered in SLE is ANA (anti-nuclear antibodies) directed towards the nuclear components (DNA, RNA, nucleolus etc). Immunofluorescence is a technique used to highlight antibodies towards a specific cell component with […]
Robbins pathologic basis of disease 10th edition updates
Robbins pathologic basis of disease 10th edition has a handful of changes and updates when compared to it’s predecessor. Here is a brief note on the chapterwise general pathology updates which are high yield for entrance exams.