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Periprostatic venous thrombosis

Eduardo Paulino Júnior, Pedro Lobo Alcântara Neves, Luiz Otávio Savassi Rocha

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Figure. Pathological findings of a 33-year-old male who underwent a craniotomy for resection of a WHO grade 2 frontal lobe oligodendroglioma; A - Coronal section of the encephalic frontal lobe showing a poorly defined reddish smooth mass in the cortex and white matter, with enlargement of the affected area, especially the superior frontal gyrus on the left hemisphere; B - Photomicrography of the central nervous system tumor depicting a diffusely infiltrating glioma composed of monomorphic cells with uniform round vesicular nuclei, distinct small nucleoli, and perinuclear halo (“fried egg appearance”); C - Gross examination of the prostate gland and surrounding tissue with extensive recent periprostatic venous thromboses; D - Gross examination of the lung showing a wedge-shaped, hemorrhagic area, based on the pleura, which corresponds to a recent pulmonary infarct due to a pulmonary embolism.


Cancer, Glioma, Neurosurgery, Pulmonary embolism, Periprostatic venous thrombosis


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