Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in MEDICINE AND SURGERY
Academic year when starting the degree: 
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (40 hours), Seminar (20 hours)
Voto Finale

Cardio-vascular system: Arteriosclerosis: atherosclerosis, arteriolosclerosis, Mönckeberg sclerosis. Vasculitis: infectious arteritis, pan arteritis nodosa, gigantocellular arteritis, Takayasu arteritis, hypersensitivity vasculitis, Bürger's disease. Aneurysms: atherosclerotic, luetic, dissecting aneurysm and cystic medio necrosis of the aorta. Ischemic heart disease: myocardial infarction, ischemic myocardiopathy. Systemic hypertension and related heart disease. Rheumatic heart disease. Pericarditis. Endocarditis. Myocarditis. Metabolic and degenerative myocardiopathies. Heart transplantation, acute and chronic rejection.
Respiratory system: Circulatory disorders: oedema, pulmonary embolism, bleeding, heart attack. Acute respiratory failure syndrome in adults and new-borns. Primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary atelectasis. Pulmonary emphysema, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, bronchial asthma. Pneumonia and bronchopneumonia. Lung abscess. Pulmonary tuberculosis. Pneumoconiosis. Hypersensitivity pneumopathies. Goodpasture syndrome, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, Wegener's granulomatosis. Sarcoidosis. Idiopathic fibrosis. Bronchogenic carcinoma (squamous carcinoma and small cell carcinoma), pulmonary adenocarcinoma, bronchial neuroendocrine tumours. Pulmonary metastases. Pleurisy and pleural effusions. Primitive and secondary tumours of the pleura.
Digestive system: Oesophagitis. Oesophageal diverticula. Oesophageal and relative precancerous tumours. Acute and chronic gastritis with particular reference to Helicobacter pylori gastritis. Hypertrophic gastropathies. Acute erosions and ulcerations. Peptic ulcer. Stomach tumours: epithelial dysplasias, adenomas, gastric carcinoma, stromal tumours (GIST). Gastric lymphomas (MALT).
Anatomic pathological bases of malabsorption. Crohn's disease. Intestinal infarction and ischemic enteropathy. Obstructive lesions. Tumours of the duodenum and ampullary region. Pathology of the appendix. Gastrointestinal lymphoproliferative diseases. Gastrointestinal endocrine tumours. Intestinal tuberculosis. Infectious enterocolitis. Ulcerative recto colitis. Diverticular disease of the colon. Polyps (hyperplastic, inflammatory, juvenile, Peutz-Jeghers). Familial adenomas and polyposis. Malignant tumours of the colorectal and anal canal. Jaundice and cholestasis. Drug hepatic injury. Ethyl hepatic disease. Granulomatous hepatitis. Acute viral hepatitis. Chronic viral hepatitis. NASH. Autoimmune chronic hepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis. Hepatic cirrhosis.Angiosarcoma. Hepatic metastases. Cholelithiasis and cholesterolosis of the gallbladder. Cholecystitis and cholangitis. Tumours of the gallbladder and intra and extrahepatic biliary tract. Acute pancreatitis. Chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatic endocrine tumours. Pancreatic carcinoma.
Male Genital Organs: Germinal testicular tumours, orchitis, cryptorchidism. Prostatic hyperplasia, prostate cancer.
Urinary System: Renal cysts (polycystic kidney, cystic dysplasia, medullary cystic disease, simple cysts). Glomerulonephritis (GN): pathogenesis, morphology, evolution; nephritic syndrome and its causes. Wrinkle kidney. Causes and conditions of acute tubular necrosis. Acute and chronic pyelonephritis; interstitial nephritis. Renal tuberculosis. Pathogenesis and bases A.P. of renal hypertension. Kidney tumours. Acute and chronic diseases. Bladder tumours.
Endocrine system: Pathology of the hypothalamus and neurohypophysis. Hypo- and hyperpituitarism, pituitary tumours. Thyroiditis. Thyroid hyperplasia (Graves' disease), endemic, sporadic and multinodular goiter, thyroid tumours. Diabetes mellitus. Hyperparathyroidism. Hypoparathyroidism. Parathyroid tumours. Adrenal hypo- and hyperfunction, adrenal tumours

Kumar, Abbas, Aster – Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Diseases Elsevier 2015
Strayer DS, Rubin E, – Anatomia Patologica. Piccin 2019
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