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Autopsy Example 1 (Page 2)

Final Pathological Diagnosis

  1. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia diagnosed in May 1982 and treated with one intravenous injection of nitrogen mustard
  2. At autopsy, chronic lymphocytic leukemic infiltrates in liver and bone marrow
  3. Signet ring cell carcinoma of stomach (linitis plastica) diagnosed in November 1991
  4. At autopsy, metastatic signet ring cell carcinoma in esophagus, colon, liver, gallbladder, common bile duct, pancreas, mesentery, right lung, adrenal glands, spleen, mediastinal and abdominal lymph nodes, prostate gland and bone marrow
  5. Adenocarcinoma of the right bronchus locally invasive, (micro). No evidence of distant metastases
  6. Mild perivascular fibrosis, myocardium
  7. Arteriosclerosis: aorta, severe: coronary arteries, moderate
  8. Congestion and edema, lungs
  9. Anthracosis, lungs
  10. Diverticulosis, colon
  11. Fibrinous peritonitis
  12. Congestion of the viscera
  13. Adenomatous hamartoma, pancreas
  14. Submucosal fibrosis, ureters
  15. Mild bilateral hydronephrosis
  16. Arteriolar nephrosclerosis, bilateral
  17. Benign stromal and glandular hyperplasia, prostate gland
  18. Myelofibrosis secondary to metastatic signet ring cell carcinoma
  19. Surgical absence of appendix
  20. Healed surgical scar, skin of abdomen, right lower quandrant

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