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Case 49

Surgical Pathology Case

Clinical Information
  A 76-year-old male, spleen lesion.
Gross Description

The specimen measures 12.0 x 15.0 x 10.0 cm. The outer surface is remarkable for subcapsular nodules ranging from 0.7 to 6.2 cm in diameter. The specimen is serially sectioned to reveal dark brown nodules studding the otherwise unremarkable spleen parenchyma.

  HE, 2 HE, 4
  HE, 10 HE, 10
  HE,10 HE, 20
  HE, 40  

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Source: Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Gross Photo: MB

Microscopic Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan