pathologic diagnosis

path·o·log·ic di·ag·no·sis

a diagnosis, sometimes postmortem, made from an anatomic or histologic study of the lesions present.

pathologic diagnosis,

a diagnosis arrived at by an examination of the substance and function of the tissues of the body, especially of the abnormal developmental changes in the tissues by histologic techniques of tissue examination.

path·o·log·ic di·ag·no·sis

(pathŏ-lojik dīag-nōsis)
Determination of disease, sometimes postmortem, made from an anatomic or histologic study of the lesions present.
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The pathologic diagnosis was high-grade extraskeletal ES.
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Given that the interpretation of many urologic specimens can be challenging for general pathologists and that pathologic diagnosis is the foundation for all subsequent patient treatment, obtaining a second opinion from an expert, especially for those with equivocal (atypical) and malignant diagnoses is highly recommended," said Dr.
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The pathologic diagnosis in our patient was intestinal mucus accumulation but not mucocele, because no cells were seen in the specimen.