Pathophysiology - Intro to Pathophysiology Definitions /...

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BMED 3100 • Definitions / types of diseases • The study of disease –Disease name –Epidemiology –Etiology –Diagnosis –Treatment –Prognosis Intro to Pathophysiology
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BMED 3100 Pathophysiology DISEASE CATEGORIES Congenital & Heredity Disease Inflammatory / Immune Disease Degenerative Disease Metabolic Disease Neoplastic Disease Basic mechanism of disease = disturbance(s) in homeostatic balance + body's responses
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BMED 3100 Cell Pathology • Injury: the response to an insult: – Hypoxic cell injury (external) – Physical Agents (external) – Chemical Agents (external) – Infectious Agents (external) – Immunologic Reactions (external/internal) – Genetic Derangements (internal) – Nutritional Imbalances (external/internal)
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BMED 3100 Cell Pathology • Time Course of Injury – biochemical (sec-min) – ultrastructural (min) – light microscopic (min-hrs) – gross (hrs-days) insult lifespan primary response secondary response
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BMED 3100 Reversible vs. Irreversible injury General mechanisms of cell injury: 1) Hypoxic injury 2) Free radicals/reactive oxygen species 3) Chemical injury
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BMED 3100 Cell Death: Irreversible Injury Cellular Adaptation: Reversible Injury Necrosis Apoptosis
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