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Psammoma Bodies

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Psammoma Bodies can be easily remembered by remembering the name itself which is PSaMMoma

  • Papillary carcinoma of the thyroid
  • Serous cystadenocarcinoma of the ovary
  • Meningioma
  • Mesothelioma
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actually its more like:

P: Papillary thyroid & renal carcinoma
// serous cytadenocarcinoma of the ovary
// serous carcinoma of the endometrium
Prolactinoma of the pituitary

S: Somatostatinoma of the pancreas

M: Mesothelioma
M: Meningioma

..hope the additions help
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Also Psammoma bodies can be founded in:

  1. Papilary Thyroid Carcinoma
  2. Papilary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  3. Ovarian Papilary Serous Cystadenocarcinoma
  4. Endometrial Adenocarcinoma
  5. Mesothelioma
  6. Somatostatinoma
  7. Prolactinoma
Usmle steps, focus more about the classic Meningioma questions
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