60th Annual Spring Symposium -- Self-Assessment Module Credit (SAM)

This activity also incorporates the Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) credits required by the American Board of Pathology’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. Physicians may claim up to 7.25 SAM credits for this activity. Claimed credit should commensurate with the extent of participation in the activity.


The most appropriate diagnosis for this histologic image is:
2. Atypical verrucous hyperkeratosis without dysplasia is an early microscopic finding of: *

3. What is the most likely diagnosis for this lesion noted on the posterior aspect of the tongue in a 54-year-old male?
4. Which of the following is true regarding proliferative verrucous leukoplakia? *
5. Which immunostain should be part of an initial immunohistochemical panel for a sinonasal small round blue cell tumor?
6) Which feature is most useful in distinguishing an ectopic pituitary adenoma from olfactory neuroblastoma? *
7) Which immunohistochemical marker is used to assess the possibility of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma? *
8) Which gene is rearranged in NUT carcinoma? *
9) A 47 year old gentleman presents with a 3 cm left neck level !V  lymph node.  A core biopsy  shows metastatic keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma which is p16 positive on immunohistochemical stain. The patient has no known primary. The CAP evidence-based guidelines for HPV testing in head and neck carcinomas recommend which one of the following: *
10) The most common HPV type associated with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma is which one of the following: *
11) Which of the following statement is not true for mucoepidermoid carcinoma: *
12) Which of the following molecular alterations are not described (so far) in salivary gland carcinomas: *
13) What marker is negative in adrenal cortical neoplasms? *
14) What statement is most accurate regarding adrenal cortical carcinomas? *
15) What statement is most accurate about TP53 in adrenal cortical tumors? *
16) What statement is true regarding cystic adrenal neoplasms? *
17) Anisometric/dysplastic lipomas can have which alteration: *
18) All of the following are true EXCEPT: *
19) Which of the following  features would exclude a case from the noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features (NIFTP) category? *
A 56 year-old woman has a 2.4 cm thyroid nodule.  An FNA is performed and diagnosed as suspicious for a follicular neoplasm.  A diagnostic lobectomy is performed.  Which of the statements is true about this tumor? *
21) Which of the following molecular alterations would indicate that the tumor is not a NIFTP? *
22) Which of the following is true about poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma? *
23) A  CIC-DUX Ewing-like Sarcoma is classified in which of the following category: *
24) Infantile spindle cell rhabdomyosarcoma is characterized by distinct gene fusions involving which of the following gene partners: *
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