January 2014

Authors: Nicole Bures MD and Walid E Khalbuss MD PhD FIAC; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

Reviewer: Christopher J. Vanden Bussche, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA

Case History: 61 year old female smoker with a history of skin cancer on the face presents with a right hilar mass. Endobronchoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration (EBUS) is performed (Images 1-3).


Fig 1 2014 Jan
Figure 1. DQ stain, x400
Fig 2 2014 Jan
Figure 2. Pap stain, x400
Fig 3 2014 Jan
Figure 3. Cell block; H&E stain, x400
What is the most likely diagnosis of this EBUS specimen form this patient?