FSP Rare and Interesting Case Competition Winners Announced!


The FSP held the 3rd Annual Rare and Interesting Case Competition on Saturday, February 17 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. There were 38 cases submitted and the top 5 were selected to present using PathPresenter’s digital pathology software during this interactive session. Attendees voted for the top 3 cases during the session and the winner received a cash prize. Jesse L. Kresak, MD announced the winners as follows:


First Place

A Rarity Unveiled: Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma with YAP1-TFE3 Fusion, MDM-2 Expression, and Exceptional Morphology – A Puzzle

Rasam Hajiannasab, MD

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Second Place

An emerging acral fibroblastic lesion with a distinct gene fusion and propensity for local recurrence

Diego M. Montoya Cerrillo, MD

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Third Place

Diagnostic Challenges of Blastoid B-cell Neoplasms: Is It Mature or Immature When A Baby Shows Up With A Beard?

Sunaina Shrestha, MD

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Thank you to Rajendra Singh, MD and PathPresenter for allowing us to use your digital pathology software.

We also want to thank everyone who submitted a case and the following FSP members who assisted in the judging process:

Julio Poveda, MD
Jesse L. Kresak, MD
Evita B. Henderson-Jackson, MD
David Hernandez Gonzalo, MD