Appendix
Miscellaneous
Grossing


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Definition / general
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Definition / general
  • Describe length and greatest diameter, external surface (fibrinous exudate, perforation), luminal patency, mucosa, details of any unusual lesions
  • Submit longitudinal or cross section of distal tip (common site of carcinoid tumors), cross sections from middle and margin of resection
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