This course introduces the students to the pathological basis of systemic diseases including the nervous, musculoskeletal, digestive, urinary, reproductive, and endocrine systems. It provides an understanding of the etiology, pathogenesis, morphological changes (both gross and microscopic), and clinical picture (signs and symptoms) that occur in the disease process. This information will provide the rationale for diagnosis, management, prevention, and health promotion.
PREREQUISITE: General Pathology
COREQUISITE: Endocrine and Neurophysiology