Category Pathology

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Asthma (bronchial asthma): Pathogenesis, Morphology

What is Bronchial Asthma? Bronchial asthma is a chronic relapsing inflammatory disorder of the airways characterized by paroxysmal reversible bronchospasm due to smooth muscle hypersensitivity or hyperactivity. There is increased high responsiveness of the tracheobronchial tree to various stimuli. The…

Osteoarthritis: Types, Pathogenesis, Morphology, Symptoms

Osteoarthritis

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a noninflammatory, slowly progressive, and degenerative joint disease, mainly involving the cartilage. It is a most common disease characterized by slow progressive destruction of articular cartilage of weight-bearing joints of genetically susceptible older people. It…