12 January 2021: Image Quiz #47

Author: Jian-Hua Qiao, M.D.

An 80 year old Caucasian woman had a thyroid mass and a 1 cm pulmonary lesion. CT guided transthoracic needle biopsy was performed to rule out metastatic tumor. Microscopic examination of core needle biopsy tissue reveals the following lesion. What is your diagnosis?

Select an answer:

A. Metastatic thyroid papillary carcinoma

B. Minute pulmonary meningothelial-like nodule

C. Pulmonary carcinoid tumor

D. Pulmonary meningioma

E. Pulmonary paraganglioma

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10 July 2019 : New Weekly Image Quiz

A 59 year old man presents with cough, hemoptysis and shortness of breath. A mass in his left lung was biopsied. Which of the following statements about this disease is true?


Select an answer:
A. Exposure to benzene is an important risk factor in the development of this disease
B. Masses are most frequently found in central / hilar regions of both lungs
C. The growth pattern indicated in the patient’s biopsy above is a poor prognostic factor
D. The most common site of metastasis is the liver
E. This disease has a higher incidence in men than in women

Find the answer here

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