Anatomical Pathology

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Anatomical Pathology

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    That students acquire the knowledge of basic cellular lesions: the student should know the morphological characteristics of metabolic, inflammatory, and vascular cell growth disorders.

    - Must be able to relate this knowledge with other disciplines such as pathophysiology.

    - Being able to identify practical way the most frequent pathologic lesions and characteristics corresponding to: types of necrosis and inflammation, hemodynamic disorders, benign and malignant neoplasms.

    - Understand the usefulness of dental pathology biopsy to establish the diagnosis and prognosis of injuries.

    - Know the pathological types and clinical significance of the most frequent non-neoplastic and neoplastic lesions of the oral cavity, jaw and salivary glands. 

    - Acquire an anatomical clinical mentality, valuing the clinical disease and its evolution in relation to the morphological alterations.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.