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This is a 45 year old woman with an enlarged spleen.

Microscopic Findings


Sections of spleen show a multiple nodules surrounded by areas of hyalinzed collagen.

  Figure 1      


The nodules have an angiomatoiod appearance with numerous extravasated red blood cells.

  Figure 2      

    The vascular slit-like spaces are occasionally lined by plump endothelial cells.  
  Figure 3      



Nuclear atypia is minimal.

  Figure 4      

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