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Pathology Case Study: SLE, Paraproteinemia and Polyneuropathy

Pathology Case Study: SLE, Paraproteinemia and Polyneuropathy

This neuropathology case study is provided by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology is an excellent resource for students and instructors in the health science fields. This particular case involves the diagnosis of an elderly woman with a history of the following conditions: polyarticular arthritis, butterfly rash, and Sicca syndrome. A detailed history of the patient provides all the necessary background information, and the microscopic description and images provide the necessary information to help diagnose her. The official diagnosis of this patient is provided in the "Final Diagnosis" section, and is accompanied by a discussion of the case and a short 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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