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Pathology | Physician Assistant School Study Aid


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Renal Oncocytoma
Characteristics
Benign Epithelial Tumor
Central Radial Scar
Excessive Mitochondria
Renal Cortex
Clinical Features
Hematuria
Flank Pain
Abdominal Mass
Considerations
Malignant Transformation
Surgical Resection
2 mins
Wilms' Tumor (Nephroblastoma)
Cause
Malignant Renal Tumor
Assessment
Abdominal Mass
Hematuria
Fever
Hypertension
Interventions
Nephrectomy
Chemotherapy
Radiation
Considerations
Do Not Palpate Abdomen
Children Under 5 Years Old
2 mins
Testicular Carcinoma Assessment
Cause/Mechanism
Seminoma Germ Cells
Non-Seminoma Germ Cells
Assessment
Painless Scrotal Mass
Testicular Swelling
Acute Pain Rare
Elevated Serum Tumor Markers
Considerations
Males Between 15-35 Years Old
Cryptorchidism
Testicular Self Exam
2 mins
Prostate Cancer Assessment
Most Common Cancer in Men
Assessment
Mimics BPH
Metastasis to Back
Low Back Pain
Fatigue
Considerations
Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)
Digital Rectal Examination (DRE)
Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS)
Biopsy
2 mins
Transitional Cell Carcinoma
Most Common Cause Of Lower Urinary Tract Cancer
Risk factors
Cyclophosphamide
P-SAC
Cigarette Smoke
Azo Dyes, Alcohol, Anilines (Dyes, Rubber)
Older Adult
Signs and Symptoms
Painless Hematuria
3 mins
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder Clinical Features
Risk Factors
Smoking
Chronic Cystitis
Schistosoma
Chronic Nephrolithiasis
Clinical Findings
Painless Hematuria
Urinary Frequency and Urgency
1 min
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder Diagnosis and Management
Diagnosis
Urinalysis
CT Urography
Cystoscopy with Biopsy
Management
Surgery
Radiation
Chemotherapy
2 mins

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