REPR 224

Objectives:

Lecture One: Diseases of the epididymis and testicular tumours.
 
At the end of this lecture, the student should be able to:
 
A]        Have a working knowledge of the  normal histology of the testis and epididymis.
B]        Know the predisposing factors and pathology of epididymitis.
C]        Be familiar with the basic classification and pathology of testicular tumours with special emphasis on seminoma, yolk sac tumour, embryonal carcinoma and teratoma.
 
Lecture Two: Prostatic hyperplasia and cancer of the prostate.
 
At the end of this lecture, the student should be able to:
 
A]        Understand the basic anatomical relations and zones of the prostatic gland.
B]        Know the epidemiology, pathogenesis and histopathologic features of benign prostatic hyperplasia and carcinoma of the prostate.
 
Lecture Three: Endometrial hyperplasia, uterine cancer and fibroids (leiomyomas).
 
At the end of this lecture, the student should be able to:
 
A]        Know the risk factors, clinical presentation, macroscopic and histological features of endometrial hyperplasia and carcinoma.
B]        Understand the pathology and clinical features of uterine leiomyomas.
C]        Is aware that leiomyoma (fibroid) is the commonest neoplasm arising in the female genital tract.
 
Lecture Four: Ovarian cysts and ovarian tumours.
 
At the end of this lecture, the students should have a working knowledge of:
 
A]        The pathology of the major types of ovarian cysts (follicular and luteal).
B]        The classification and pathology of common ovarian tumours including surface epithelial, germ cell, stromal and metastatic neoplasms.
 
Lecture Five: Pathology of trophoblastic diseases.
 
At the end of this lecture, the student should be able to:
 
A]        Understand the pathology and predisposing factors of ectopic pregnancy and spontaneous abortion.
B]        Know the clinical presentation and pathology of hydatidiform mole and gestational choriocarcinoma.
 
Lecture Six: Pathology of benign breast diseases.
 
At the end of this lecture, the student should be able to:
 
A]        Know the ways that benign breast conditions can clinically present.
B]        Know the common inflammatory conditions of breast (mastitis and abscesses).
C]        Understand the pathology of fibrocystic change.
D]        Know the common benign breast tumours with special emphasis on fibroadenoma and phyllodes tumour.
E]        Know the risk of subsequent breast cancer in women with diagnosed benign breast tissue.
 
Lecture Seven: Breast cancer.
 
At the end of this lecture, the student should be able to:
 
A]        Know the risk factors for the development of breast cancer.
B]        Know the classification of breast cancer.
C]        Understand the behavior and spread of breast cancer.
D]        Know the prognostic indicators of  breast carcinoma.
 
Lecture Eight:  Pathology of the uterine cervix.
 
At the end of this lecture, the student should be able to:
 
A]        Understand the concepts of dysplasia and intraepithelial neoplasia in the female genital tract and the role of a cervical screening programme.
B]        Know the incidence, risk factors, clinical presentation, pathological features and prognosis of cervical squamous cell carcinoma.

Lecture Nine:  Endometriosis and polycystic ovarian disease.
 
At the end of this lecture, the student should be able to:
 
A]        Know the clinicopathologic features of endometriosis with special emphasis on: definition, typical sites and theories behind its pathogenesis.
B]        Understand the clinical manifestations and pathologic features of polycystic ovarian disease.
 
Lecture Ten: Systemic manifestations of Aids
 
At the end of this lecture, the student should be able to:
 
A]        Understand the pathogenesis of the Aids syndrome.
B]        Recognize the systemic manifestations of the Aids syndrome with special emphasis on Kaposi sarcoma and principal opportunistic infections that could be encountered in Aids patients.