The purpose of the course is to provide the medical students with insight and knowledge of pathological anatomy, a subject that explores the morbid processes in cells and tissues on a morphological basis.

The general pathological anatomy describes the general disease processes that form the basis of the special pathological anatomy, in which the disease processes in the individual organs are described in detail.

The subject is a visual subject based on macroscopic, microscopic and electron microscopic evidence of tissue changes in support of clinics in the final diagnosis of diseases and thus choice of treatment.