Salivary glands
Miscellaneous
Frozen section


Topic Completed: 1 September 2012

Revised: 25 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Frozen section salivary glands[TIAB]

Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Handra-Luca A Frozen section. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/salivaryglandsfrozensection.html. Accessed August 20th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Useful to determine extent of surgery needed, particularly for parotid tumors
  • Most common error is to diagnose mucoepidermoid carcinoma as benign
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