Lung tumor
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Grossing lung tumors

Author: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 4 January 2017, last major update September 2012

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PubMed Search: histologic sampling lung tumors
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Definition / General
Cite this page: Grossing lung tumors. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lungtumorgrossing.html. Accessed February 27th, 2017.
Definition / General
  • 1 section per cm of tumor diameter, representative of grossly distinct areas
  • Margins (bronchial, pulmonary artery / vein, visceral pleura, other surgical margins)
  • Tumor and adjacent lung
  • Tumor and bronchial wall
  • Tumor and pleura
  • Bronchial mucosa proximal to tumor