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Case 278

Surgical Pathology Case
 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  66-year-old male, cirrhosis and esophageal varices. Recent onset of thrombocytopenia with splenomegaly. A splenectomy was performed.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The spleen weighs 375 grams with a solid pale-tan cut surface.

     
 
 

HE, 2

HE, 4

 
 

HE, 10

HE, 20

 
 

HE, 20

HE, 40

     
 

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

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan