Reproductive Histopathology

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peachd
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10895
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Reproductive Histopathology
Updated:
2010-03-17 01:06:21
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reproductive histopathology
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Flashcards of histopathological findings for Step 1 of the USMLE
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  1. Schiller-Duval bodies
    Look like a bull's eye -- yolk sac tumor
  2. hCG as tumor marker
    Choriocarcinoma - germ cell tumor in both males & females (can be in mother or fetus).
  3. Reinke crystals
    Found in 1/2 of Leydig cell carcinoma cases (benign tumor).
  4. Call-Exner bodies
    Ovarian granulosa cell tumor (the one that secretes estrogen). They look like glands, but they're not -- b/c the lumen is filled w/necrotic cells.
  5. Phyllodes tumor
    Breast cancer - women in their 50's. Large, bulky mass w/"leaf-like" projections; may become malignant.

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