Oral cavity

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 16 April 2018, last major update November 2013

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PubMed Search: Grossing oral cavity

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Grossing. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavitygrossing.html. Accessed January 24th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • At least one section per 1 cm of tumor for large tumors, including tumor center and periphery
  • Submit entire tumor if can do so in 5 sections or less
  • Resection margins
  • Save intervening levels on biopsies for special stains