When a discovery proves to square with the observable world, scientists make reputations by confirming it, and corporations are soon making profits from it.When a decades-old claim by a "persecuted genius" finds no acceptance from mainstream science, it probably failed some basic experimental tests designed to eliminate self-deception.Sometimes the independent thinkers prove to be correct, and paradigms shift as a result.You also know that extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.Welcome to Ed's Pathology Notes, placed here originally for the convenience of medical students at my school.You need to check the accuracy of any information, from any source, against other credible sources.(Some of these supposedly go astray and end up in other midline structures, explaining why "germ cell tumors" arise in the retroperitoneum, pineal, and anterior mediastinum.) In female embryos, the mullerian (paramesonephric) ducts result from infolding of the coelomic lining epithelium.
In sub-Saharan Africa, one woman in 16 dies in childbirth, compared with one woman in about 5000 in the developed world (Br. Primordial germ cells from the yolk sac migrate to the ovarian (or testicular) stroma.
If you are looking for something on complementary medicine, please go first to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. here are some of my old pathology exams for medical school undergraduates.
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