Case #4: Quarter 3, 2019

History:

A female in mid-fifties underwent cholecystectomy due to cholelithiasis. No significant previous medical history was noted.

Macroscopy:

Grossly, the gallbladder showed mild wall thickening with the serosa mostly covered with ragged and fibrotic adipose tissue and yellowish calculi. No mass lesion was identified.

The microscopic findings are shown below (Figures 1-4).

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CASE #3: QUARTER 2, 2019

History:

59 year-old man with a 5.0 cm mass in the head of the pancreas

Pancreaticoduodenectomy:

The patient underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy, which showed a 5.0 cm well circumscribed mass confined in the head of the pancreas. The cut surface of the tumor is tan, soft with mixed areas of necrosis and hemorrhage. The following images (Figure 1-4) are representative micrographs of the tumor.

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