This program offers one challenging case each month from the CAP Performance Improvement Program in Surgical Pathology. For each case, you will use a virtual microscope whole slide image of a surgical specimen to diagnose diseases.
You will be presented with information on each case including: specimen source, clinical history, laboratory findings, and a representative whole slide image of the surgical specimen. After you complete each case, you will receive a case summary with three multiple-choice questions that relate to the case.
Please note: DigitalScope® is supported with Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.0 (limited support for IE 9 and 10) or later, or FireFox 4.0 or later, or Safari 3 or the latest Google Chrome version.
A 36-year-old woman presents to her primary care physician with vague abdominal pain. After a thorough physical exam and workup, she is found to have a blood pressure of 189/122 mm Hg and a large mass in her left hepatic lobe. Of note, four years ago she underwent a left adrenalectomy. She undergoes a partial left hepatectomy.
Previous Cases of the Month
View a list of previous cases using the virtual microscope to examine various surgical specimens and diagnose diseases.