Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Terminology | Gross description | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images
Cite this page: Riddle N, Shutter J. Heat artifact. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/fallopiantubesheatartifact.html. Accessed January 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
- Due to cautery or heating of specimen during or after removal of fallopian tubes
- Also known as cautery artifact
- No specific findings
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Marked pseudostratification and dark nuclear staining, similar to that seen in colon biopsy specimens