Heart

Dec 27, 2016 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Heart

The practicing surgical pathologist is now likely to encounter specimens beyond valve leaflets and pericardiectomy specimens. In centers with active interventional, transplant, and surgical programs, endomyocardial biopsies (EMBs), ventricular core…

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Adrenal Glands

Dec 27, 2016 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Adrenal Glands

The intra-adrenal and extra-adrenal paraganglia and the sympathetic nervous system are intimately associated during embryonic development and arise from the neural crest. The cortical anlage is invaded on its medial…

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Pulmonary Neoplasms

Dec 27, 2016 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Pulmonary Neoplasms

MATERIALS FOR DIAGNOSIS Pathologists must deal with a variety of different materials, including cytologic preparations, biopsies, surgical specimens, and frozen sections in approaching the diagnosis of pulmonary neoplasia. Cytologic Materials…

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Thyroid and Parathyroid

Dec 27, 2016 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Thyroid and Parathyroid

DEVELOPMENTAL ANOMALIES The most common anomalies encountered with the thyroid gland include abnormalities in gland development. Thyroid maldescent can result in the presence of lingual thyroid located in the back…

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