Pathways – Clinical Pathology

A 61 year-old men presented to his primary care physician with a chronic course of generalized weakness, fatigue, back bone pain and weight loss (15[...]

By MCL Education • August 13, 2019

80 y.o. male presents with fever and rigors after nephrostomy tube change on the last day of BCG immunotherapy for urothelial carcinoma. Routine bacterial blood[...]

By MCL Education • August 13, 2019

Mayo Clinic laboratory experts share eight case studies in this month’s “PathWays” post and are challenging you to test your transfusion medicine, hematopathology, clinical chemistry, bone and soft tissue, cardiovascular, surgical and genitourinary pathology knowledge. Review the cases, take the quizzes, and learn how the correct diagnoses were made.

By MCL Education • July 9, 2019

A 25-year-old man is a repeat whole blood donor and recently donated blood. Routine blood donor pathogen screening came back positive for human immunodifficiency virus-1[...]

By MCL Education • July 9, 2019

A seven-year-old female presents with a left cheek mass. Flow cytometric immunophenotyping showed an abnormal cell population that expressed CD2, CD4 (partial weak), CD7, CD38,[...]

By MCL Education • July 9, 2019

An 88-year old-female presented with chronic lymphocytic leukemia under chemotherapy. Vijayalakshmi Nandakumar, Ph.D., M.S. Fellow, Clinical Chemistry Mayo Clinic Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D. Consultant, Clinical[...]

By MCL Education • July 9, 2019

Mayo Clinic laboratory experts share six case studies in this month’s “PathWays” post and are challenging you to test your bone and soft tissue, surgical, clinical, genitourinary pathology, hematopathology and laboratory genetics and genomics knowledge. Review the cases, take the quizzes, and learn how the correct diagnoses were made.

By MCL Education • June 11, 2019

A 59-year-old female presents with hypersplenism. CT scan showed multiple hypo-attenuating nodules in the spleen. The patient underwent splenectomy. Khadijeh Jahanseir, M.D. Resident, Anatomic and[...]

By MCL Education • June 11, 2019

A 13-month-old female underwent an allogeneic liver transplant at 3-months of age for end stage liver failure secondary to gestational allo-immune liver disease. Eight months[...]

By MCL Education • June 11, 2019

A 28-year-old male was referred to the Cytogenetics laboratory due to a history of a partner with multiple miscarriages. Chromosome analysis of peripheral blood revealed[...]

By MCL Education • June 11, 2019

Mayo Clinic laboratory experts share six case studies in this month’s “PathWays” post and are challenging you to test your cytopathology, anatomic and clinical, and molecular genetic pathology knowledge. Review the cases, take the quizzes, and learn how the correct diagnoses were made.

By MCL Education • May 14, 2019

74-year-old female presented with a painless right parotid mass that had been stable for two years. Imaging showed a (1 cm) hypoechoic, slightly lobulated nodule.[...]

By MCL Education • May 14, 2019

A 21-year-old man with a history of germ cell tumor status post orchiectomy, reported as a 7 cm mass; 80% yolk sac and 20% teratomatous,[...]

By MCL Education • May 14, 2019