dual pathology


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dual pathology

The finding of two distinct pathologies in the same patient and on the same glass slide.

Dual pathologies (RCPath Part 2 exam)
Carcinoid and dysplasia; endometriosis and Arias-Stella reaction; cystic fibrosis and amyloid; emphysema (rule out alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency) and sarcoidosis.
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The dual pathology of idiopathic hypoparathyroidism and thyrotoxicosis has been described previously in the literature, beginning in 1962.
The dual pathology was demonstrated several times during periods of the patient's noncompliance with treatment.
Although our literature review did not turn up a similar case of dual pathology in the same group of lymph nodes, we did find a number of reports of the coexistence of tuberculosis and cancer in parts of the body other than the lymph nodes.