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Teratoma tumor

Teratoma tumor – types and images

Teratoma tumor – types and images The name of the teratoma tumor comes from the word Teras, which means monster. The life of every person starts from a single fertilized cell, called zygote. When this cell is divining, during pregnancy,...
Meningioma

Meningioma – pathology and images

Meningioma – pathology and images   Benign tumor composed by oval or slightly spindle cells, which are arranged concentrically, like bulb. Often, at the centre of these structures is found a hyalinized blood vessel or calcium...
Neuroma

Neuroma – pathology and pictures

Neuroma – pathology and pictures     Benign tumor of nerve sheaths with fascicular structure. Tumor cells have elongated shape and indistinct borders. Nuclei are soft, rod, ‘cigarette-like’. At some places they are arranged...
Glioblastoma multiforme

Glioblastoma multiforme – pathology and pictures

Glioblastoma multiforme – pathology and pictures     Extreme cellular atypia! Different in shape – (round, polygonal, starry-like) and size tumor cells are located chaotically in a ‘net’ of  cell projections. There...
Astrocytoma

Astrocytoma – pictures and pathology

Astrocytoma – pictures and pathology     Tumor parenchyma is composed of starry-like cells, resembling the normal astrocytes. Cells correlate with each other with multiple cell projections and form characteristic net structure. The...
Breast cancer

Breast cancer

Breast cancer     Parenchyma of the tumor is composed of solid nests, tubules and strands of atypical cells with large hyper chromatic nuclei. At some places, tumor cell proliferation fills up the lumens of the ducts. Tumor cells...
Fibroadenoma of the breast

Fibroadenoma of the breast

Fibroadenoma of the breast Benign fibro- epithelial tumor, which clinically can be mistaken for breast cancer. The epithelial component forms glandular-like structures covered with tubular epithelium. Connective tissue stroma at some places...
Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the ovary

Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the ovary

Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the ovary   Tumor parenchyma shows glandular and cystic structures with pink content . They are covered with anaplastic cells which destroy the basement membrane and infiltrate the underlying connective...
Papillary cystadenoma of the ovary

Papillary cystadenoma of the ovary

Papillary cystadenoma of the ovary Presented is wall of the cyst, covered with one layer cylindrical epithelium. Inside the cyst  there are branched three-like papillae consisting of central swollen connective tissue stroma (central core),...
Endometrial cancer

Endometrial cancer

Endometrial cancer   Endometrial cancer may have exophytic  polipoid-papillary structure or endophytic forms which show infiltration into the stroma and myometrium. Tumor consist of densely located  („back to back”) glands with...