Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

TUMORS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM: THE PATHOLOGIST ROLE IN DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY  (Corso Elettivo)

Course code
4S009445
Name of lecturer
Valeria Barresi
Coordinator
Valeria Barresi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/08 - PATHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
2° semestre dal Feb 22, 2021 al May 28, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

This course aims to describe the clinical-pathological, immunohistochemical and molecular features of tumors of the central nervous system.
At the end of this course, students will be able to fill a request for a histopathological exam of a CNS tumor, providing all necessary information for the pathologist and to understand information in histopathological report for prognosis and tdecision making.

Syllabus

Classification of Tumors of the central Nervous system, according to WHO Classification. Anatomical-clinical correlations.
Glial tumors. Ependymal tumors. Embryonal tumors. Meningeal tumors. Tumors of the sella region.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Kumar –Cotran-Robbins Anatomia Patologica (Edizione 6) EMSI Editrice, Roma. 2015

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.





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