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Amyloid comment

Lymph Node, Station 4L, FNA: Amyloid present, see comment.

Lymphocytes, multinucleated giant cells and amorphous debris in keeping with amyloid is present.  A congo red stain confirms the presence of amyloid.  

Amyloid deposition may be caused by a number of conditions, including neoplasias.  Further clinical work-up is indicated.

The case will be sent for mass spectroscopy.

Special stains for micro-organisms (GMS, PAS, PASD) are NEGATIVE.