Pathology Section Annual Registrar’s Prize Meeting, Jan 1991

23/01/1991 in Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, 6, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

President : Dr. Ann O’Brien

The Registrars’ Prize Meeting of the Section was held on January 23rd, 1991. The President of the Section, Dr. Ann O’Brien was in the chair and all the members of the Section Council were present. This was the Case Reports meeting and the following presented reports:

Pulmonary Necrosis, Granulomatosis and Vasculitis – A Husain, Department of Histopathology, St. Vincent’s Hospital-, Dublin.

Papillomatosis of the Extrahepatic Biliary Tree – B. Kieree (M. Leader), Department of Histopathology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.

Opportunistic Infection with a Vancomycin-Resistant Grampositive Coccus – D. Corcoran (N. Gibbons, E. Mulvihill), Department of Clinical Microbiology, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin.

Diagnostic Dilemma Resolved by Gene Rearrangement – D. Devaney, Department of Histopathology, Mater Hospital, Dublin.

Angiosarcoma of the Stomach. A Case Report – I. Robinson, Department of Histopathology, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin.

Acute Myeloid Leukaemia in Donor Cells after Bone Marrow Transplantation for Severe Aplastic Anaemia – ┬áP. Browne (M. Lawlor, S. R. McCann), Department of Haematology/Oncology, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin. Department of Genetics, Trinity College, Dublin.

Multiple Resistant E. Faecium septicaemia: A Case Report – E. B. MeNamara, Department of Microbiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.

An unusual Gastrointestinal Complication of Coeliac Disease – M. Kennedy (C. E. Connolly, F. M. Stevens), Department of Histopathology, and Department of Medicine, University College Hospital, Galway.

Pigmented Nodular Composite Ganglioneuroblastoma – G. O’Dowd (E. F. Gaffney), Department of Histopathology, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin.

The President said that the overall standard was very high, the presentations were excellent and choosing a winner was difficult. In the event, P. Browne of St. James’s Hospital and Trinity College was judged the winner.