January 2020 — Pulmonary

This is a surgical pathology case of a 70-year-old woman with multiple bilateral relatively stable lung nodules and history of metastatic leiomyosarcoma of Mullerian origin status post debulking 4 years ago. During frozen section the rectosigmoid resection and the liver biopsy showed involvement by leimyosarcoma. However, the lesion found on a lung wedge resection could only be described as a biphasic tumor. On permanet section this lesion’s findings are shown below.

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Simone Barreto Siqueira Parrilha Terra, M.D.

Resident, Cytopathology
Mayo Clinic
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Consultant, Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
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