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Auer rods, pseudo-Pelger-Huet cells

AML

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Signet ring cells

Diffuse gastric adenocarcinoma

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Leather bottle appearance

Linitus Plastica

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Reed-Sternberg cells (multiple nuclei within cell)

Hodgkin’s lymphoma

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Psammoma bodies

Papillary carcinoma of the thyroid

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Orphan Annie nuclei

Papillary carcinoma of the thyroid

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Philadelphia chromosome, middle age, gout

CML

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Krukenberg tumours

Ovarian metastases from gastric adenocarcinoma

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‘Starry sky’ lymph node biopsy + EBV

Burkitt’s lymphoma

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Rouleaux formation

Multiple myeloma

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Bence Jones protein (+ CRAB)

Multiple myeloma

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CD38 & CD138

Multiple myeloma

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Large abnormal platelets, blast cells and other progenitors

CML

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Episodic headache + sweating + tachycardic

Phaeochromocytoma

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Lacunar cells

Nodular sclerosing HL

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Smear cells & CD23, CD5

CLL

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Immunoreactive to CD30 or CD15

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

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PSA

Prostate cancer

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CA15-3, CA27-29

Breast Cancer

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CA125

Ovarian cancer (rarely breast/lung/GI/endometriosis)

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CA19-9

Pancreatic cancer

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CEA (carcinoembryonic antigen)

Colorectal cancer (also Cervical/ovarian, breast, lung)

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beta-hCG

Seminoma or Teratoma

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alpha-fetoprotein

HCC (and testicular germ-cell tumour)

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CD8 & CD3, CD45

T-cytotoxic cell (CD45 = all leucocytes, CD3 = all T cells)

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CD4 & CD3. CD45

T-helper cell

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CD19& CD20 & CD45

B Cell

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Ashkenazi Jews

Breast cancer

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Diffuse mammogram calcifications

Dcis

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Glands of varying size, loss of myoepithelium

Infiltrating ductal carcinoma