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PREVIOUS Cases of the Week

2019-9 / April 15

A 65 year old man presented with a 3 mm nodule in the bladder.

2019-8 / April 8

A 35-year-old male presented with a 2-week history of discomfort and enlargement of the right testis. He was eventually treated with a right orchiectomy which revealed involvement by seminoma. Subsequently, he presented with early retroperitoneal relapse while on surveillance.

2019-7 / April 1

40-year-old female with a 4.5 cm solid and cystic renal mass. Images are from the radical nephrectomy specimen.

2019-6 / March 25

A 54 year old man presented with multiple bone metastases and a mass involving the bladder neck. A TUR of the bladder was performed. On outside stains, the tumor was negative for CD138, kappa and lambda light chains, CD56, CD45, CK7, HMWCK, AE1/3, desmin, and GATA3. Stains performed at our institution were positive for NKX3.1, P501S, PSA and negative for GATA3 and Uroplakin II. E-cadherin was lost in the tumor.

2019-5 / March 18

The cut surface of the kidney reveals a diffusely cystic appearance in an adult (Case 1) and in a separate pediatric patient (Case 2), respectively.

2019-4 / March 11
A 43-year-old male presented with a painless testicular mass. Representative histopathologic images and results of molecular testing are shown.

2019-3 / March 4
A 25 year old man was found to have a 5.0 cm. paratesticular mass.

2019-2 / February 25
A 79 year old male underwent a TURP due to obstruction. The tumor was stained at the outside institution and was diffusely positive for high molecular weight cytokeratin and negative for PSA, PSAP, GATA3, synaptophysin, with a ki67 of 90%.

2019-1 / February 18
68 year old male with large bladder mass. Transurethral resection is performed.

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