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Pathology Results: Adenoids

Dec 20, 2010 - 1 comments

Just for my own records.....

Specimen received: A. adenoids
Preoperative diagnosis: adenoid hypertrophy
Postoperative diagnosis: adenoid hypertrophy
Diagnostic category: benign

Gross description:
A. The specimen is received fresh, in a container labeled with the patient's name, medical record number, and designated "adenoids". The specimen consists of multiple irregular fragments of tan-pink soft tissue ranging from 0.6 cm to 1.0 cm in greatest dimension and measuring 2.0 x 1.5 x 0.3 cm in aggregate. The specimen is entirely submitted for permanent histologic examination in 1 cassette labeled A1.

Final diagnosis:
A. Adenoids, adenoidectomy:
-Ciliated columnar epithelium with underlying reactive lymphoid tissue.

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by nikimitu, Nov 25, 2012
can there be epithelial islands resembling lymphoepithelial lesions, in Hypertrophied adenoid in adult?

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