53 - Small intestine: Leukemia

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Rodin Number: 48
E Number: 165
Donor: Ross and Osler
Date: unknown
Size (H x W cm): 25.5 x 8

The specimen consists of a 25 cm segment of small bowel with innumerable 1 mm mucosal nodules (enlarged view).

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No clinical or additional pathologic information is available. Although the nodules could represent mucosal infiltration by leukemic cells, their uniform size suggests that they are more likely prominent lymphoid aggregates (Peyer's patches).

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