Biopsy of a 5 mm cystic lesion on the right heel of a 48-year-old woman
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Unknown: Biopsy of a 5-mm cystic lesion on the right heel of a 48-year-old woman
Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. email@example.com
Todd Stevens MD, Deba P Sarma MD
Dermatology Online Journal 17 (6): 6
These are the microscopic images from an excisional biopsy of an asymptomatic cystic lesion that had been present for several years on the right heel of a 48-year-old woman.
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Figure 1. Epithelium-lined cyst in the subcutaneous tissue. Note the lack of skin appendages in tissue surrounding cyst.
Figure 2. Note the cilia on the luminal border of the columnar epithelium.
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Figure 3. Pan-CK (CK AE 1/3): Positive cytoplasmic cytokeratin immunostain.
Figure 4. CEA immunostaining: Negative.
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Figure 5. ER (Estrogen Receptor) immunostain: Positive nuclear stain.
Figure 6. PR (Progesterone Receptor) immunostain: Positve nuclear stain.
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