Anatomic Pathology, Forensic Pathology & Autopsy Pathology
Diagnosis of disease based on the microscopic, gross, immunologic, chemical, and molecular examination of tissues, organs, and whole bodies is Anatomical pathology. It is a medical specialty. Different categories of Anatomical pathology are Cytopathology, Surgical pathology and Forensic Pathology. The two main practice of Pathology are Anatomical pathology & Clinical pathology. The term general pathology is the combination of both anatomical & clinical pathology which are practiced by Pathologists.
It is a part of pathology that focuses on determining the cause of death by examining a cadaver. Medical examiners perform post mortem for investigating the cases of criminal and civil law cases. medical examiners and Coroners are asked to confirm the identity of cadaver. A forensic pathologist is a medical doctor who is specialized in forensic pathology.and complete d his training in anatomical pathology.
The term Autopsy pathology is a post-mortem that completely inspects a body after death to help decide the reason for death. During Autopsy procedure specimens can be obtained. During the examination macroscopic and measurements are obtained and thus noted.
Tissue or fluid smaller sections are segregated and implanted for cutting procedures to occur so that the examination process cane be examined successfully.