College of American Pathologists

2010 — June Case of the Month

Posted October 07, 2010


CAP Foundation June 2010 Online Case of the Month

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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.

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

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