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Neoplasia – Exercises!

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EXERCISE 1: Gross morphology

 

Qn1. A 43 year old man presents with a slowly enlarging solitary thyroid nodule.

a. On gross examination, is this tumour benign or malignant? Why?

b. What is the appropriate nomenclature of this tumour (eg. carcinoma, sarcoma, adenoma etc) ?

 

Q2. This is a 53 year old lady who presents with postmenopausal bleeding. The picture shows a uterus.

a. Based on the gross morphology, is this a benign or malignant tumour? Why? (Try to practice describing the gross features of the specimen as well).

b. What is the likely diagnosis (i.e. nomenclature of the tumour) ? Take into account the location of the tumour and likely histology.

 

Q3. This is a 41 year old lady who presents with heavy menses (menorrhagia).  The picture shows a hysterectomy specimen.

a. Based on the gross morphology, is this a benign or malignant tumour? Why? (Try to practice describing the gross features of the specimen as well).

b. What is the likely diagnosis (i.e. nomenclature of the tumour) ? Take into account the location of the tumour and likely histology.

 

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