Asked by: Philomena Tzapin
asked in category: General Last Updated: 26th April, 2020

What are the types of pathology?

Anatomical pathology
  • Cytopathology.
  • Dermatopathology.
  • Forensic pathology.
  • Histopathology.
  • Neuropathology.
  • Pulmonary pathology.
  • Renal pathology.
  • Surgical pathology.

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Simply so, how many types of pathology are there?

There are nine specialisations in pathology: chemical pathology – looks at the chemicals in blood and other bodily fluids. haematology – explores blood disorders. anatomical pathology – looks at disease in human tissue – for the most part this is body tissue surgically removed from living patients.

Secondly, what is the difference between pathology and clinical pathology? A clinical pathologist is involved in conducting and overseeing laboratory tests on body fluids, such as blood. The main difference between clinical pathology and anatomical pathology is that the later deals with tissue samples from an organ.

Also, what is Pathology its branches?

Pathology is a branch of medical science that involves the study and diagnosis of disease through the examination of surgically removed organs, tissues (biopsy samples), bodily fluids, and in some cases the whole body (autopsy).

What kind of doctor is a pathologist?

A pathologist is a physician who studies body fluids and tissues, helps your primary care doctor make a diagnosis about your health or any medical problems you have, and uses laboratory tests to monitor the health of patients with chronic conditions.

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