Artifacts in frozen section preparation
Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
Medical Subject Headings
Artifacts; Cryopreservation; Electrosurgery; Frozen Sections; Humans; Mohs Surgery; Skin Neoplasms; Specimen Handling
Dermatology | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
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.
Desciak, Edward B. and Maloney, Mary E., "Artifacts in frozen section preparation" (2000). Dermatology Publications and Presentations. 43.