Gastrointestinal Pathology

Gastrointestinal pathology is the subspecialty of surgical pathology which deals with the diagnosis and characterization of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the digestive tract and accessory organs, such as the pancreas and liver.

The main purpose of the gastrointestinal tract is the transport of food and the absorption of nutrients. Many pathologic conditions of the gastrointestinal tract impair either or both of these functions. The gastrointestinal tract, and especially the colon, is a common site of malignancy. The two main symptoms related to pathology of the gastrointestinal tract are abdominal pain and gastrointestinal haemorrhage.

The four categories of the causes of acute abdominal pain are (1) inflammation, including appendicitis, cholecystitis, pancreatitis, and diverticulitis; (2) perforation; (3) obstruction; and (4) vascular disease, including acute ischemia and ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. The five categories of causes of chronic abdominal pain are (1) inflammation, including peptic ulcer disease, esophagitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and chronic pancreatitis; (2) vascular disease, including chronic ischemia; (3) metabolic disease, including porphyria; (4) abdominal wall pain; and (5) functional causes, including irritable bowel syndrome. The most frequent causes of chronic abdominal pain are functional.

  • Oral pathology
  • Salivary gland pathology
  • Esophageal pathology
  • Gastric pathology

Related Conference of Gastrointestinal Pathology

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3rd World Congress on Gastroenterology

Virginia, USA
March 30-31, 2021

7th International Conference on Hepatology

Osaka, Japan
April 26-27, 2021

16th Euro-Global Gastroenterology Conference

London, UK
May 07-08, 2021

International Conference on Gastroenterology and Liver

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June 14-15, 2021

International Congress on Viral Hepatitis

Rome, Italy
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International Conference on Hepatitis & Liver diseases

Shanghai, Australia
July 20-21, 2021

20th World Gastroenterologists Summit

Osaka, Japan
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Global Congress on Pancreas

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8th Global Conference on Mass Spectrometry

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September 28-29, 2021

2 nd World Congress on Oil and Gas Engineering

Auckland, Newzealand
November 23-24, 2021

World Conference on Digestive and metabolic diseases

Hanoi, Vietnam

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