Mind Maps in Pathology

Mind Maps in Pathology

By Peter Dervan, Professor of Pathology, University College Dublin Medical School, Dublin, Ireland; and Michele Harrison, Lecturer, Department of Pathology, University College Dublin Medical School, Dublin, Ireland


I. Basic pathology: Introduction to pathology ? Characteristics, classification, and incidence of disease ? Genetic and environmental basis of disease


II. Disease mechanisms: Disorders of growth, differentiation, and morphogenesis ? Response to cellular injury ? Disorders of metabolism and homeostasis ? Ischaemia, infarction, and shock ? Immunology and immunopathology ? Inflammation ? Carcinogenesis and neoplasia ? Aging and death


III. Systematic pathology: Cardiovascular system ? Respiratory tract ? Alimentary system ? Liver, biliary tract, and exocrine pancreas ? Endocrine system ? Breast ? Female genital tract ? Male genital tract ? Kidneys and urinary tract ? Lymph nodes, thymus, and spleen ? Blood and bone marrow ? Skin ? Osteoarticular and connective tissue ? Central and peripheral nervous system