Case 107

Surgical Pathology Case
 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  34 year-old female. Right posterior thigh mass.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

Specimen is labeled as "posterior compartment right thigh, soft tissue sarcoma" and consists of a 1032 gram pink-tan soft tissue mass that is 15.0 x 13.0 x 9.5 cm. On cut section, the appearance of the tumor ranges from a pale tan-yellow, gelatinous appearance to hemorrhagic to bright yellow and necrotic, to reddish pink muscle-type appearance.

 
     
   
     
 
 

HE, 10

HE, 10

 
 

HE, 20

HE, 20

 
 

HE, 20

HE, 20

 
 

HE, 40

HE, 40

 
 

HE, 40

HE, 40

     
 

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

Gross Photo: DN

Microscopic Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan