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Lung tumor


Frozen section

Reviewer: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 11 January 2013, last major update September 2012
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May be difficult to distinguish between the following:
● In situ and invasive carcinoma of bronchial mucosa (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2012;136:1515)
● Bronchioloalveolar hyperplasia and carcinoma
● Primary and metastatic disease

● Touch preparation cytology recommended to supplement frozen section findings (J Clin Pathol 2010;63:675)

Micro images

Frozen section challenges

Lung versus breast carcinoma at frozen section

Squamous cell carcinoma

Various images

End of Lung tumor > Other > Frozen section

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