Case 160

Surgical Pathology Case
 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  79 year-old male. Esophageal biopsy one month ago with a diagnosis of "moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma". A subcapsular nodule of the liver was incidentally noted during the procedure of PORT placement.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

A 0.5 0.5 cm, well-demarcated, white-tan nodule was noted in the liver wedge biopsy specimen.

     
 
 

Liver nodule. HE, 2

Liver nodule. HE, 10

 
 

Liver nodule. HE, 20

Liver nodule. HE,10

 
 

Liver nodule. HE, 10

Liver nodule. HE, 20

   
 

Liver nodule. HE, 40

 

 
 

Esophageal biopsy. HE, 10

Esophageal biopsy. HE, 20

     
 

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

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan