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Reviewer: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 24 November 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2001-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.


● Ink common bile duct margin, pancreatic duct margin, retroperitoneal margin, other soft tissue margins, duodenum, stomach
● Retroperitoneal margin: soft tissue adjacent to right lateral border of superior mesenteric artery, site of most local recurrences
● Margins should be sectioned perpendicular to the inked margin
References: University of Michigan, Essential Pathology, Pathology Resident Wiki


Pancreas and duodenum


End of Pancreas > Tumors > Grossing

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