Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 1 March 2016, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.
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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