Originally Presented August 9, 2017
An educational overview of the large category of peripheral neuropathies, discussing various testing platforms strengths and weaknesses, with a focus on identifying hereditary neuropathies.
This week’s case study evaluates a patient who presented with a recurrent monoclonal IgGK immunoglobulin during a routine follow-up evaluation after three years of disease-free status. Can you review the case and make the diagnosis?
Jane Hermansen, Network Manager at Mayo Medical Laboratories, provides a summary of the 29th Leveraging the Laboratory conference and her top ten takeaways.
The laboratory contributes to the health care system’s success through effective integration of testing from the community. The outreach program must have the proper focus, structure, and resources, and it must continually improve. Follow our blog from Philadelphia and #Leveraging2017 on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for live updates.
September 25–28, 2018 | Venice, Italy
The 22nd International Surgical Pathology Symposium addresses unique challenges and problems encountered in today’s practice. Participants will review case histories, examine images by virtual microscopy, and formulate diagnoses.
February 15–17, 2018 | San Antonio, Texas
This two-and-a-half-day multidisciplinary conference will explore current state-of-the-art techniques to manage hemorrhage and hemostatic challenges.
In this “Hot Topic,” Nicole Hoppman, Ph.D., discusses mate-pair sequencing, which is the first clinically available test that can characterize almost any chromosomal rearrangement, helping to establish pathogenicity, and, in a neoplastic setting, assist in diagnosis, prognosis, and identification of optimal therapeutic options.
This week’s case study reviews the concentrated wet preparation and modified safranin stain of stool collected from a 34-year-old female with a 10-day history of watery diarrhea and abdominal pain. Can you make the diagnosis?
This week’s case study reviews the debridement procedure on a 35-year-old man who suffered massive trauma in a motor vehicle accident. View the case and make your diagnosis.
This week’s case study involves a 49-year-old woman evaluated for numbness of her left arm and leg. During the workup, she was incidentally found to have a large pituitary tumor on her head MRI. Can you make the diagnosis?