Salivary glands
Frozen section

Author: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 21 March 2018, last major update September 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Frozen section salivary glands[TIAB]

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Handra-Luca, A. Frozen section. website. Accessed January 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Useful to determine extent of surgery needed, particularly for parotid tumors
  • Most common error is to diagnose mucoepidermoid carcinoma as benign