Case Study 1: Endocrinology

December 24, 2013 at 11:02 PM

A 61 year old man came to hospital because of a sudden attack of severe jaundice and a sharp abdominal pain. Endoscopic examination showed no obstruction in the bile duct just stenosis. Also liver functionality was normal.

Doctors therefore made a biopsy of various abdominal organs to find out what the problem was. One of the slides allowed them to diagnose the problem.

Look at the picture below and answer the following questions:

  1. What is the name of the organ you can see in the picture?
  2. What are structures identified by numbers 1 to 3?
  3. What is the diagnosis?

Pathology Case Study 1

Fig. 1: What is your histopathological diagnosis?

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Written by: Michal Vilímovský (EN)
Education: Physician
Published: December 24, 2013 at 11:02 PM
Next scheduled update: December 24, 2015 at 11:02 PM
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