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Case 379

Surgical Pathology Case


  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.



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