Testis and epididymis
Grossing orchiectomy specimens

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Swapnil U. Rane, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Rane S. Grossing orchiectomy specimens. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/testisgrossing.html. Accessed February 21st, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Spermatic cord margin (sample before cut into tumor since contamination is a common problem, Mod Pathol 1996;9:762)
  • Tumor (1 section per cm, representing all grossly different features)
  • Tumor and tunica
  • Tumor and hilum (site of extratesticular extension in > 90%, Am J Clin Pathol 1999;111:534)
  • Tumor and normal testis
  • Normal testis
  • Epididymis
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