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Fastest growing tumor ? Burkitt's
PE's are found in half of all autopsies
Courvoisier's Law: tumors that obstruct the common bile duct cause enlarged gallbladders, but obstructing gallstones do not (too much scarring).
Only DNA virus to replicate in cytoplasm: Pox
Only RNA virus to replicate in nucleus: Influenza
Bacillus anthracis has the only protein capsule
Bordetella pertussis (Whooping Cough) elicits lymphocytosis rather than granulocytosis
Bronchioalveolar carcinomas grow without destroying the normal architecture of the lung
Cryptococcus neoformans often lacks a capsule and, when stained with GMS, looks just like Pneumycistis carinii, except that Cryptococcus lacks the prominent nucleoli.
Dr. Tamer Fouad, M.D.
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