Case #479 – November, 2018

A 29-year-old female with a nodule on her left back was examined at a university hospital in Belgium. The nodule was excised and sent to pathology. Figures A C show what was observed on hematoxylin- and eosin-stained sections of the nodule. What is your diagnosis? Based on what criteria?

(This case and images were kindly provided by the Antwerp University Hospital (UZA), Department of Pathological Anatomy, Antwerp, Belgium)

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Figure A

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Figure B

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Figure C

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