Authors: Absia Jabbar, M.D., Sonali Lanjewar, M.D., M.B.B.S., Raavi Gupta, M.D.
Exaggerated placental site (shown in the image below) is characterized by which of the following features?
Select an answer:
A. Absence of villi
B. Presence of necrosis and mitoses
C. Proliferation of chorionic type intermediate trophoblasts with invasion of myometrium
D. Proliferation of implantation type intermediate trophoblasts with invasion of myometrium
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High power image of mononucleate and multinucleate intermediate trophoblasts containing abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm with hyperchromatic and irregular nuclei.
Contributed by Raavi Gupta, M.D. and Absia Jabbar, M.D.
Loosely arranged spindle cells growing in haphazardly arranged fascicles, interspersed by abundant chronic inflammatory cells (400x).
Contributed by Carina Dehner, M.D., Ph.D.
Thyroid gland, Langerhans cell histiocytosis: histiocytes with convoluted, folded nuclei and pale eosinophilic cytoplasm.
Contributed by Somboon Keelawat, M.D. and Jijgee Munkhdelger, M.D., Ph.D.