Lung tumor
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Grossing lung tumors



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PubMed Search: histologic sampling lung tumors

Deepali Jain, M.D.
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Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Jain D. Grossing lung tumors. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lungtumorgrossing.html. Accessed July 24th, 2019.
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
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