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Submitted by: Michael Vieth
Clinical Summary - Case A:
56 year old male patient, gastrectomy in 1976 due to peptic ulcer disease
Dysphagia in 2011, Endoscopy + Histology showed moniliasis, antimycotic treatment for months, in repeated endoscopy: recurrent moniliasis, end of 2011 endoscopic suspicion for tumor, histology: moniliasis
Due to persistent dysphagia laparascopic inspection of esophagus: no tumor
Feb 2012: admission to our Hospital
Endoscopy with biopsies was repeated
Clinical Summary - Case B:
67 year old male patient, squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in Feb 2011.
Endoscopic resection: pT1(m2), L0, V0, R0, G1
Follow-up with biopsies after 3, 6 and 9 months without pathological findings. Now 15 months after endoscopic resection due to focal reddening and surface irregularities. Prior biopsies: no neoplasia.
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Submitted by: Elizabeth A. Montgomery
A 65 year old man shown to have high-grade dysplasia in Barrett’s mucosa in 2003. He was offered surgery but preferred to undergo an endoscopic mucosal resection. This sample is from his endoscopic mucosal resection performed in 2003. Image 1 is low magnification and image 2 is high magnification of one of the lateral margins.
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Submitted by: Fatima Carneiro
Male, 40-year-old, asymptomatic, with a family history of gastric cancer. Gastric endoscopies were normal and multiple biopsies were negative for malignancy. After genetic counseling, an elective gastrectomy was performed. Brief description of the surgical specimen: The surgical specimen (total gastrectomy) was grossly normal both in appearance and by palpation. The whole stomach was sectioned, embedded in paraffin, and examined microscopically.
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Submitted by: Christophe Rosty
A 58 year-old asymptomatic woman underwent screening colonoscopy after her 60 year-old brother had been diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Multiple sessile polyps measuring 5 to 23 mm were identified throughout the large bowel, with predominance in the proximal colon. The biopsy of the largest polyp in the proximal transverse colon showed high grade dysplasia, suspicious for adenocarcinoma. An extended right hemicolectomy was performed.
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Submitted by: Kieran Sheahan
76 year old female with a history of non-Hogkin's lymphoma. Endoscopic mucosal resection of a flat rectal polyp.