College of American Pathologists
CAP Committees & Leadership CAP Calendar of Events Estore CAP Media Center CAP Foundation
 
About CAP    Career Center    Contact Us      
Search: Search
  [Advanced Search]  
 
CAP Home CAP Advocacy CAP Reference Resources and Publications CAP Education Programs CAP Accreditation and Laboratory Improvement CAP Members
CAP Home > Case of the Month > 2010 - Case Archives > Clinical Summary: Spleen

2010 — June Case of the Month

Posted October 07, 2010

CLINICAL SUMMARY: SPLEEN  

CAP Foundation June 2010 Online Case of the Month

View case with:
PC users: ImageScope
First-time use of ImageScope?
* Download (required)

Why use ImageScope?

ImageScope offers many additional features including:

• Ability to view multiple slides
  concurrently; synchronize
  panning/zooming.

• Facility to author annotations.

• Capability to run analysis
  algorithms, and display results.

• Modify image brightness,
  contrast, color balance,
  etc.

• Generally faster and more
  responsive.

MAC/PC Users: WebViewer

A 69-year-old man presented to his physician with severe left upper quadrant pain, fevers and night sweats. Imaging revealed a markedly enlarged spleen, without any well-defined mass lesions. A splenectomy was performed and a 1,200 gram spleen was received. The capsular surface was smooth. Sectioning revealed a red and tan heterogeneous cut surface without a well-defined mass lesion.

The master list with the correct answer

  • Angiosarcoma
  • Hemangioma
  • Littoral Cell Angioma
  • Littoral Cell Angiosarcoma
  • Lymphangioma
  • Metastasis

Access Case Critique to view:

  • Appropriate diagnosis
  • Critique
  • References


Your input is valued - please submit your feedback so that we may continue to optimize this program.

 
 © 2014 College of American Pathologists. All rights reserved. | Terms and Conditions | CAP ConnectFollow Us on FacebookFollow Us on LinkedInFollow Us on TwitterFollow Us on YouTubeFollow Us on FlickrSubscribe to a CAP RSS Feed