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pathological diagnosis

Determination of the cause or causes of an illness by examining fluids and tissues from the patient before or after death. The examination may be performed on blood, plasma, microscopic tissue samples, or gross specimens.
See: autopsy; pathology
See also: diagnosis
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There is controversy in the literature between the similarities of clinical and pathological diagnosis of the LS, despite the clinicopathological correlation in our series.
Group 2 included patients with metastatic and/or bulky mediastinal disease referred for EBUS-TBNA for pathological diagnosis and molecular mutational analysis for targeted therapy; Group 3 included patients with a previous (thoracic or extrathoracic) malignancy who developed mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathies suspected for recurrence; Group 4 included patients who underwent EBUS-TBNA for primary tissue sampling in pulmonary lesions (paratracheal or peribronchial); and Group 5 included patients with mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathy of unknown origin with no history of malignancy.
Luba Wolchuk with Forte Science Communications, Tokyo, Japan, for editorial assistance and Junichi Tamaru for assisting in pathological diagnosis.
The pathological diagnosis was small cell carcinoma (hematoxylin-eosin stain, original magnification: x400).
Medical records of all 64 patients with pathological diagnosis of solid pseudopapillary tumor were obtained from archives of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center who presented during period of 2000-2017 by non probability purposive sampling.
Kartal Kosuyolu High Speciality Education and Training Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology Surgery polyclinic Kartal Kosuyolu High Speciality Training and Research Hospital with weight loss and loss of appetite, and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy indicated a diagnosis of gastric cancer in the lower third of the stomach with a pathological diagnosis of signet ring cell carcinoma.
The distribution of the pathological diagnosis of the operated cases are presented in Table 2.
While pathological diagnosis shows 72% lesions are goiter, 10% are benign follicular adenoma, and 12% are malignant lesions.
The inclusion criteria were (1) patients with pathological diagnosis of prostate cancer or benign prostate hyperplasia and (2) no age restriction.
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) is another significant method to confirm pathological diagnosis of pancreatic tumors before surgical treatment.
Pathological diagnosis of MEC can be difficult due to combination of these three cellular elements in varying proportions sometimes overlapping with benign lesions [14].
Therefore, the pathological diagnosis was considered as gastric mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinomas (MANEC) as stated in WHO 2010 Classification.

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