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Flashcards in Pathology Case-Based Review Deck (12):
1

Under biopsy, herpes simplex virus will display what histologic pattern?

Syncytial changes

2

True or false: ulcerative colitis can cause strictures.

False. Only Crohn's

3

Although the lesions seen in ___________ are not neoplastic, having that syndrome puts you at increased risk for adenocarcinoma.

Peutz-Jeghers

4

100% of people with FAP will get colon cancer before age ______.

30

5

C. difficile is associated with ___________ diarrhea.

watery

6

The 25-year risk of adenocarcinoma in those with IBD is ________.

10%

7

Hyperplastic polyps are more common on which side of the colon?

Left

8

Most forms of colorectal cancer are ___________.

sporadic (65% - 85%)

9

Hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer tends to appear on which side?

The right

10

What does desmoplastic mean?

Fibrotic

11

What are the four pathways that lead to colon cancer?

Wnt/Beta-catenin
KRAS – MAPK
KRAS – PI3
Microsatellite instability

12

True or false: almost 100% of people with HNPCC will develop colon cancer.

False-ish. It's only 80%.

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