Artifacts in Frozen Sections
Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
Dermatology | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
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.
Maloney, Mary E. and Cote, Laurie A., "Artifacts in Frozen Sections" (2004). Dermatology Publications and Presentations. Paper 41.