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Case 379

Surgical Pathology Case
 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  A 45 years old male presented with symptoms of acute appendicitis. A pre-operation CT scan revealed an incidental 4.0 2.0 cm perigastric mass. The mass was resected during appendectomy.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The specimen consists of a red and black soft tissue, measuring 4.0 x 2.0 cm. Sectioning through the specimen reveals tan and dark brown smooth areas.

     
 
 

HE, 4

HE, 10

 
 

HE, 20

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