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Pathology includes understanding of the disease from a functional, biochemical, molecular, cellular, tissue and immunological perspective. It is a diverse subject hence medical aspirants find it difficult to prepare for any PG exam. However, if you really want to clear any PG exam, you cannot ignore this subject at all.

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PrepLadder also understands that preparing all the topics of this vast subject is a difficult task. Thus, we asked for help from a well-known author-cum-faculty Dr. Sparsh Gupta to cast some light on important topics that one should prepare for their Medical PG exams.

The table below will enlighten you all with the most important topics of pathology as recommended by Dr. Sparsh Gupta:

TOPIC

SUB-TOPIC

Cell injury

  • Patterns of irreversible cell injury, free radical injury and pigmentation

Inflammation

  • Cellular events
  • Chemical mediators
  • Granulomatous inflammation

Neoplasia

  • Genetic mechanism of carcinogenesis
  • Tumour markers
  • Diagnostic techniques

Hematology

  • Anaemia and iron profiles
  • Hemolytic anaemia
  • Bleeding disorders classification and diagnosis
  • Leukaemia and lymphomas

Genetics

  • Mode of inheritance
  • Techniques for diagnosis of genetic disorders

Respiratory system

  • Cancers
  • Obstructive and restrictive lung diseases

Immunity

  • General concepts
  • Auto immune diseases
  • Immune deficiency diseases
  • Amyloidosis

GIT

  • Cancers
  • Malabsorption diseases

CVS

  • Vasculitis
  • Ischemic heart disease

Kidney

  • Nephrotic & nephritic syndromes
  • Cancers

Male and Female Genital Tract

  • Cancers with histological findings

CNS

  • Degenerative diseases
  • Cancers

Liver

  • Hepatitis markers
  • Cirrhosis

Endocrine

  • Thyroid disorders and histology
  • Diabetes

Miscellaneous topics

  • Images strictly to be revised from Robbins and Review of Pathology by Gobind Garg/ Sparsh Gupta

 

Pathology is a very scoring subject and one should prepare it prudently. Have crystal clear concepts of above mentioned topics.

Hope this blog will help you to clear your exam and secure your desired PG seat. Make sure to revise these topics judiciously few days before your exam.

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Also read:

Important Topics in PSM by Dr. Vivek Jain

How to prepare for the PG entrance exam: Tips by Dr. Gobind Rai Garg

Important topics in Pharmacology by Dr. Gobind Rai Garg

Important Topics in Orthopedics by Dr. Apurv Mehra

 

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