Gallbladder & extrahepatic bile ducts
Frozen section

Topic Completed: 1 September 2012

Minor changes: 12 September 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Frozen section[TIAB] gallbladder

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Frozen section. website. Accessed July 7th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Optimally should have clinical data and serum AFP levels available
  • Should know if specimen is from a mass
  • Indication: presence of a polypoid mucosal lesion or a suspicious thickening of the gallbladder wall (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2005;129:1610)
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