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Pathology Case Study: Recent Onset Seizures

Pathology Case Study: Recent Onset Seizures

This neuropathology case study, provided by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology, is an excellent learning tool for students and instructors in the health science fields. In this case, a 12-year-old boy presents with a history of headaches, "and a recent onset of right-sided seizures followed by the loss of consciousness". Visitors are shown CT scan images of the patient's brain, along with microscopic images. The official diagnosis found in the "Final Diagnosis" section is accompanied by a discussion of the contributing doctor's findings and a list of references. This is an excellent resource for students in the health sciences to familiarize themselves with using patient history and laboratory results to diagnose patient's conditions.


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