Grossing corneal specimens

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Cornea: grossing corneal specimens. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyecorneagrossing.html. Accessed June 4th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Don't pick up with forceps
  • Bisect at center with sharp razor to see papillary excrescences or other lesions of interest
  • Embed "on edge"
  • Routine stains are hematoxylin & eosin and PAS (highlights basal lamina)
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