Sheraton of Palo Alto
625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto,Ca. 94302

OBJECTIVE: To enhance knowledge of general diagnostic pathology.

SB-5021 Joe Rabban, M.D. UCSF Medical Center (ZS06-9475)

A 47 year old woman with adnexal masses underwent hysterectomy and with the exception of leiomyomata, the uterine corpus and cervix were unremarkable. (Section is of cervix).


SB-5022 Joe Rabban, M.D., UCSF Medical Center (S06-8421)

A 59 year old woman with a 16 cm solid and cystic ovarian mass found incidentally during laparotomy for an acute abdomen.



SB-5023 John Moretto, M.D. and Bonnie Balzer, M.D., CPMC (CPC-06-9370)

A 23 year old woman with a plantar mass had a 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.2 cm tan tissue fragment excised.



SB-5024 Greg Rumore, M.D., Kaiser Medical Center, Oakland (OAKS 06-11202) WEB CASE

A 63-year-old male with a two month history of a posterior scalp nodule who recalls being bitten by an insect at the same site while on vacation in Brazil. (The images are of scrapings of the lesion made by the dermatologist).



SB-5025 Dita Gratzinger, MD and Yaso Natkunam, M.D., Stanford Univ. Medical Center (SHS-06-36139)

A 56-year-old man with bilateral cervical lymphadenopathy for one year had a right cervical lymph node excised.



SB-5026 Harris Goodman, M.D., Alameda County Medical Center (05-S2763)

A 50-year-old man with a right tentorial mass had multiple firm, tan brown fragments aggregating to approximately 6 0.5 x 5.0 x 1.4 cm removed.



SB-5027 R. Kempson, M.D. and Reet Pai, M.D., Stanford Univ. Medical Center (SHS-06-44785)

A 31-year-old man had an enlarging mass in the right neck which occupied the parapharyngeal space with effacement of the pterygoid muscles and extending to the skull base.



SB-5028 Dean Fong, M.D. and R. Kempson, M.D., Stanford Univ.Medical Center (SHS-06-45603)

A 75 year old woman presented with a large retroperitoneal mass adjacent to the left kidney and the specimen received includes an 18 cm portion that envelops but is grossly demarcated from the kidney.



SB-5029 D. Perry, M.D., K. Doeden M.D. & J. Higgins, M.D., Stanford Univ. Med. Ctr. (SHS-06-44930)

A 51 year old woman with a history of papillary thyroid carcinoma was found on CT scan to have a renal mass which was a well circumscribed 6 x 6 x 5 cm, friable, yellow, waxy lesion.



SB-5030 Ankur Sangoi, M.D. and Dave Bingham, M.D. Stanford Univ.Medical Center (SHS-06-1799)

A 21 year old woman with a history of lupus and chronic renal insufficiency underwent bilateral labial excision. (Gross photos on the web site)




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Positions Sought:

Nancy T. Ciau, M.D.
M.D., Columbia Univ. College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, 2003.
AP, Department of Pathology, Columbia Univ. College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, 2003-2006.
Surg. Path. Fellow, Department of Pathology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 2006-2007.

Chung Shum, M.D., Ph.D.
M.D., Ph.D., Keck School of Medicine, USC; Los Angeles, CA, 2002.
AP/CP, Dept. of Path., The Johns Hopkins Hospital; Baltimore, MD, 2002-2006.
Cytopath. Fellow, Dept. of Path., The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2006-2007.
(410) 955-1180,



The SOUTH BAY PATHOLOGY SOCIETY is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The SOUTH BAY PATHOLOGY SOCIETY take responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The SOUTH BAY PATHOLOGY SOCIETY designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education. (One hour for slide study prior to the meeting and one hour for attending the educational meeting).


Balaram Puligandla, M.D.
Registrar, South Bay Pathology Society
Department of Pathology
Kaiser Hospital (510) 752-6001

280 West MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, Ca 94611