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Pathology Case Study: Pain, Swelling and Decreased Function of Left Knee

Pathology Case Study: Pain, Swelling and Decreased Function of Left Knee

This clinical microbiology 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 case involves an elderly male patient with swelling, pain and decreased function of his prosthetic knee. A detailed history of the patient, histology findings, culture, and molecular identification are all provided to aid in the understanding of the patient's diagnosis. The official final diagnosis 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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