Neuropathology

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology cases that include a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. Cases for February include the following sub-specialties: Neuropathology, Dermatopathology, Infectious Disease Pathology and Clinical Microbiology, Transfusion Medicine and Liver Pathology.

By MCL Education • February 12, 2021

This "Pathways" program provides a Anatomic Pathology case that includes a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. This case sub-specialty is Neuropathology.

By MCL Education • February 12, 2021

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology cases that include a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. Cases for November include the following sub-specialties: Cytopathology, Forensic & Neuropathology, and Hematopathology.

By MCL Education • November 10, 2020

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic Pathology case that includes a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. This case sub-specialties of Forensic & Neuropathology.

By MCL Education • November 10, 2020

This "Pathways" post a provides Anatomic Pathology case that includes a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. This case sub-specialty is Neuropathology.

By MCL Education • June 9, 2020

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology cases that include a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. Cases for April include the following sub-specialties: Gastroenterology & Surgical, Gynecological, Gastroenterology, and Neuropathology.

By MCL Education • April 14, 2020

An 18-year-old man presented with progressive headaches, left face and tongue sensory change, and gait imbalance for four months. He had no significant past medical or family history. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain revealed a 4.7 x 4.4 x 3.9 cm right lateral ventricle mass, extending medially to [...]

By MCL Education • April 14, 2020

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology cases that include a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. Cases for March include the following sub-specialties: Bone and Soft Tissue, Clinical Chemistry, Cytopathology, Gastroenterology, Neuropathology, Pulmonary & Surgical.

By MCL Education • March 10, 2020

The patient is a 58-year-old woman with a history of atypical corticotroph pituitary adenoma, status-post two trans-sphenoidal resections and radiation. On follow-up imaging, she was found to have multiple meningeal based, extra-axial lesions, involving the right ambient cistern, left parietal, right temporal, superior parasagittal left frontal, and right superior frontal [...]

By MCL Education • March 10, 2020

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology cases that include a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. Cases for October include the following sub-specialties: Cytogenetics, Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, Neuropathology, and Transfusion Medicine.

By MCL Education • October 15, 2019

A 65-year-old woman had a 12 year progressive history of ascending numbness and tingling of the left, then right side of her body. Multiple physicians were consulted and diagnoses were considered, but the correct diagnosis was not entertained for 8 years until a sural nerve biopsy was performed showing these [...]

By MCL Education • October 15, 2019

A 52-year-old woman presents with progressive numbness involving the right side of her face and tongue, diplopia, swallowing difficulty, and gait instability. She has an avidly enhancing extra-axial mass in the right cerebellopontine angle.

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By MCL Education • October 15, 2019

Mayo Clinic laboratory experts share three case studies in this month’s “PathWays” post and are challenging you to test your anatomic pathology, neuropathology, and special coagulation knowledge. Review the cases, take the quizzes, and learn how the correct diagnoses were made.

By Michelle Odean • March 12, 2019