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Case 31

Surgical Pathology Case

Clinical Information
  A 63-year-old male had a  bone tumor within his left middle finger.
Gross Description
 

The amputated finger measures 12.0 cm long with enlargement of the proximal two thirds, which measures up to 3.5 cm in diameter. Sectioning through the specimen reveals a well-demarcated cystic tumor in the center of the specimen involving the bone. The tumor measures 1.5 x 1.5 cm and the cut surface is gray-tan and multicystic.

 
     
 
     
 
    HE, 40
 
  HE, 2 HE, 4
 
  HE, 10 HE, 10
 
  HE, 4 HE, 4
   
  Trochrome staining , 10  
     
 

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