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Pathology Specialty

Arab Board of Pathology Examination
General Information- Part I & Part II

Part I Examination:
For the Arab Board of Pathology consists of one exam of 120 written multiple choice questions. The questions cover a wide list of pathology topics. Included are questions that cover general pathology and systemic pathology with greater emphasis on the latter. The questions cover all organ systems. In addition, there are questions on histopathology techniques and histochemical stains as well as ancillary studies (immunohistochemistry, molecular markers, flow cytometry, salient ultrastructural features) that are essential today to the diagnosis of pathologic processes, neoplastic or otherwise.  

Part II Examination:
For the Arab Board of Pathology consists of two parts: written and practical. The written part consists of 120 multiple choice questions. Passing the written question is a prerequisite to sit for the written exam. The questions cover a wide list of pathology topics. Included are questions that cover general pathology, systemic pathology and surgical pathology with greater emphasis on the latter. The questions cover the histopathology of all organ systems, gynecologic and body fluid cytopathology, and fine needle aspiration cytopathology. In addition, there are questions on histopathology and cytopathology techniques and histochemical stains as well as ancillary studies (immunohistochemistry, molecular markers, flow cytometry, salient ultrstructural features) that are essential today to the diagnosis of pathologic processes, neoplastic or otherwise.

The practical exam of part II:
Consists of 50 multiple choice questions. These relate to your examination of the glass slides of 35 cases and also rendering diagnosis on 15 histopathology and cytopathology.images. These questions also cover a wide list of topics practically from all organ systems.  

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