2024 Surgical Pathology Update: Diagnostic Pearls for the Practicing Pathologist: Vol. VIII


About This CME Teaching Activity
 This activity has been designed to provide a thorough review of common topics encountered by practicing surgical pathologists, including gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynecologic, breast, soft tissue, and dermatopathology. Content within this activity provides a thorough update and a comprehensive overview of the most important diagnostic features which allow pathologists to make accurate diagnoses, as well as important clues as to how to avoid the most common diagnostic pitfalls in each of these subspecialty areas. Faculty also discuss the use of ancillary diagnostic techniques including immunohistochemistry and molecular diagnostics, which assist the pathologist in rendering an accurate diagnosis.

Target Audience

This CME activity is primarily designed to educate practicing pathologists as well as pathologists in training.

Educational Objectives

At the completion of this CME teaching activity, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the most common diagnostic pitfalls in arriving at a diagnosis of Barrett’s esophagus-related dysplasia.
  • Discuss the most common diagnostic entities in the differential diagnosis of spindle cell tumors of deep soft tissue.
  • Recognize the most common diagnostic difficulties when dealing with colorectal polyps.
  • Explain the approach to mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract based upon the predominant cytology of the neoplastic cells.
  • Describe the most common entities seen in pathology of the vulva.
  • Recognize the most up-to-date approach to diagnosing and reporting prostate cancer.
  • Apply immunohistochemistry and molecular diagnostic techniques in arriving at a diagnosis in round cell tumors of soft tissue.
  • Explain the practical approach to spindle cell lesions of the breast.
  • Discuss the most common diagnostic entities in cutaneous adnexal tumors.
  • Recognize the various phases of melanoma and most common diagnostic mimics.
  • Describe the most recent updates in the WHO classification of endometrial cancer.
  • Describe the differential diagnosis of the various pleomorphic sarcomas.
  • Describe the most important diagnostic clues in how to diagnose flat urothelial lesions.

No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

Details : 18 Videos

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