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Conjunctival Cystic Nevus

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Benign melanocytic nevi in certain anatomical sites may show unusual histopathological features, Conjunctival nevi are another example of nevi at special sites that may present with worrisome features. it is safe to ‘downgrade’ the atypia that is often seen in conjunctival nevi. The lesion is often accompanied with cystic inclusions of epithelium.

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Testicular Seminoma

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    40 years old male patient with testicular mass, the patient underwent radical orchidectomy and this is a smear from the tumor. you can see here the typical features of the germ cell tumor Seminoma classical variant, which are :

– highly cellular smears

– multiple bizarre nucleoli seen in side the nuclei

-infiltrating reactive lymphocytes ” smaller and darker in color ”

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Liver Cyst

 

 

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Cytology of the cystic fluid revealed many Hooks and scolex typical  of  Hydatid Cyst ”  Echinococcus Granulosus infestation”

 

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Unexpected Vistor

 

 

 

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Dilation and curettage specimen , you can see the bizarre looking nuclei and how they stain positively for  BetaHCG immunostain that prove their trophoblastic origin and so the diagnosis is Placental Site Nodule, this patient has remote pregnancy history.

 

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Smears from facial ulcer ,Leishman’s stain, Case of Leishmania

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IntraCranial Xanthogranuloma

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Intracranial lesion

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50 years old female patient presents with intracranial mass, diagnosis ?

 

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Rt. Thyroid Nodule FNA

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55 years old female patient with history of breast carcinoma present’s with solitary thyroid nodule, spot diagnosis?

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