MICROSCOPIC DESCRIPTION: The sections show multiple fragments of bone and crushed marrow content. No evidence of malignancy is seen. No active inflammation is present.
DIAGNOSIS: L3 vertebral body lesion Bx: Unremarkable bone and crushed marrow content. No evidence of malignancy seen. Immunohistochemistry will be performed to help exclude a subtle metastatic carcinoma and an addendum report will follow.
SUPPLEMENTARY REPORT Immunohistochemistry is negative with AE1/AE3 and CAM5.2. No evidence of a carcinoma is seen.