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Case 61

Surgical Pathology Case

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  A 40-year-old male had multiple subcutaneous nodules of the chest and abdomen.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The specimen consists of one resected skin ellipse with subcutaneous fat tissue measuring 20.0 x 14.0 x 2.5 cm and the skin ellipse measures 16.0 x 12.5 cm. The specimen is oriented with long suture = lateral, short suture = superior. The superior portion is inked blue and the interior inked in red. The deep margin is inked in black. Sectioning through the specimen reveals multiple subcutaneous nodules (largest measuring 3.0 x 2.0 cm). The cut surface of the nodules are gray-tan and well circumscribed. The tumor is within 0.2 cm from the deep margin.

     
 
     
 
     
 
 

HE, 2

HE, 2

 
 

HE, 4

HE, 10

 
 

HE, 20

HE, 20

 
 

HE, 20

HE, 20

 
 

HE, 40

HE, 40

 
 

HE, 40

HE, 40

 
 

HE, 40

HE, 40

     
 

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

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan