Salivary glands
Miscellaneous
Frozen section

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

Revised: 21 March 2018, last major update September 2012

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PubMed Search: Frozen section salivary glands[TIAB]

Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Handra-Luca, A. Frozen section. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/salivaryglandsfrozensection.html. Accessed July 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Useful to determine extent of surgery needed, particularly for parotid tumors
  • Most common error is to diagnose mucoepidermoid carcinoma as benign