This book is written for medical students studying pathology during the second or third year of their program. It has been rewritten to reflect the study of pathology in a modern setting. Information is presented as a series of annotated diagrams. The first seven chapters cover general pathology and the basic principles. The remainder of the book explores the diseases of the various body systems.
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