Case 143

Surgical Pathology Case
 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  62 year-old female, skin lesion of the abdominal wall.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The specimen consists of a large ellipse of skin with one lobular nodule on the surface. The tumor nodule is centrally located and measures 11.0 x 6.0 x 5.0 cm. The surface of the tumor nodule is ulcerated. Grossly, the tumor nodule is well demarcated. On cut sections, the tumor nodule is white, firm and exhibits hemorrhage and necrosis.

     
 
     
 
 

HE, 2

HE, 4

 
 

HE, 10

HE, 20

 
 

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: JW

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan