Title

Artifacts in frozen section preparation

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology

Publication Date

2000-05-01

Document Type

Article

Subjects

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.

DOI of Published Version

10.1046/j.1524-4725.2000.99246.x

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]

Related Resources

Link to article in PubMed

PubMed ID

10816245

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