Flashcards in Classic Labs/Findings 3 Deck (20)
Giant B-cells with bilobed nuclei with prominent inclusions (owl's eye")?
Reed-Sternberg cells (Hodgkin's lymphoma)
Glomerulus-like structure surrounding vessel in germ cells?
Schiller-Duval bodies (yolk sac tumor)
"Hair on end" (crewcut) appearance on x-ray?
B-thalassemia, sickle cell (marrow expansion)
Choriocarcinoma, hydatidiform mole (occurs with and without embryo)
Heart nodules (granulomatous)?
Aschoff bodies (rheumatic fever)
Infectious mononucleosis (EBV)
Hexagonal, double-pointed, needle-like crystals in bronchial secretions?
Bronchial asthma (Charcot-Leyden crystals: eosinophilic granules)
High level of D-dimers?
DVT, pulmonary embolism, DIC
Hilar LAD, peripheral granulomatous lesion in middle or lower lung lobes (can calcify)?
Ghon complex (primary TB)
"Honeycomb lung" on x-ray or CT?
Interstitial pulmonary fibrosis
Hypercoagulability (leading to migrating DVTs and vasculitis)?
Trousseau's syndrome (adenocarcinoma of pancreas or lung)
Megaloblastic anemia (B12 deficiency: neuro sxs; folate deficiency: no neuro sxs)
HTN, hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis?
Hypochromic, microcytic anemia?
Fe deficiency anemia, lead poisoning, thalassema (fetal Hb sometimes present)
Increased a-fetoprotein in amniotic fluid/maternal serum?
Dating error, anencephaly, spina bifidia (neural tube defects)
Increased uric acid levels?
Gout, Lesch-Nyhan, tumor lysis syndrome, loop and thiazide diuretics
Intranuclear eosinophilic droplet-like bodies?
Cowdry type A bodies (HSV or CMV)
Fe-containing nodules in alveolar septum?
Ferruginous bodies (asbestosis: high chance of mesothelioma)
Keratin pearls on skin biopsy?