Medical Quiz 7: Histopathology
September 12, 2014 10:25 AM
Check this HE stained pathology slide. Look carefully at the tissue structure and notice the areas marked by numbers 1 and 2. Identify the disorder and answer the questions below.
Questions to answer
- Identify the tissue?
- Identify structures marked by number 1 and 2?
- What is the name of this disorder?
- What is the biological behaviour of this disorder (e.g. benign x malignant)?
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Answers to questions from the post
- Cancerous proliferation of ductal epithelium (1) with cytological malignancies. No penetration through basal lamina to surrounding connective tissue (stroma). Cells show signs of a malignant process (increased nucleo-cytoplasmic ratio, nuclei size changes, mitosis.
- Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)
|Written by:||Michal Vilímovský (EN)|
|Image resources:||3rd medical faculty of Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic) - used with permission|
|Published:||September 12, 2014 10:25 AM|
|Next scheduled update:||September 12, 2016 10:25 AM|
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