Title

Artifacts in Frozen Sections

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology

Date

2004

Document Type

Book Chapter

Disciplines

Dermatology | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases

Abstract

Summary: Artifacts in Mohs sections can be the result of surgical technique, mounting, processing, or staining. Artifacts, especially cautery and freeze artifacts, can mimic tumor. Understanding the cause of artifacts can be important in preventing or correctly interpreting them.

Comments

Citation: Maloney ME, Cote LA. Artifacts in Frozen Sections. In: Mohs Micrographic Surgery, 2nd Edition. Ed. by Snow, Mikhail. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2004, Chapter 43, p. 373-380.

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