Mediastinum
Miscellaneous
Grossing



Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Minor changes: 4 December 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

PubMed Search: Gross mediastinum[TI]


Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
Page views in 2019: 73
Page views in 2020 to date: 37
Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani H. Grossing. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/mediastinumgrossing.html. Accessed May 30th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • At least one section of tumor per cm of tumor diameter
  • Tumor and adjacent tissue
  • Tumor invading adjacent tissue
  • Numerous sections of tumor capsule, particularly in areas of apparent disruption
  • Margins
  • Areas with other pathologic findings
  • Other organs or tissues

  • References: policies and procedures for surgeons and pathologists regarding resection specimens of thymic malignancy (J Thorac Oncol 2011;6:S1730)
Back to top