Title

Artifacts in frozen section preparation

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology

Date

5-1-2000

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Artifacts; Cryopreservation; Electrosurgery; Frozen Sections; Humans; Mohs Surgery; Skin Neoplasms; Specimen Handling

Disciplines

Dermatology | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases

Abstract

This review identifies frozen section artifacts created during Mohs surgical techniques, marking and orientation of tissue, tissue mounting and processing, slide preparation, and deposition (foreign body) artifacts. It discusses ways to prevent such changes and illustrates examples of artifacts in frozen section preparation.

Comments

Citation: Desciak, E. B. and Maloney, M. E. (2000), Artifacts in Frozen Section Preparation. Dermatologic Surgery, 26: 500–504. doi: 10.1046/j.1524-4725.2000.99246.x

Related Resources

Link to article in PubMed

PubMed ID

10816245