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Complex Specimens

  • Ralph H. Hruban
  • William H. Westra
  • Timothy H. Phelps
  • Christina Isacson

Abstract

While we have attempted to illustrate the dissection of the majority of the standard head and neck specimens received in the surgical pathology laboratory, you will occasionally be faced with a complex specimen that we have not illustrated. Without a game plan, these specimens can be overwhelming.

Keywords

Oral Cavity Surgical Pathology Surgical Pathol Lateral Edge Component Separately 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph H. Hruban
    • 1
  • William H. Westra
    • 1
  • Timothy H. Phelps
    • 2
  • Christina Isacson
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Pathology Meyer 7-181The Johns Hopkins HospitalBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, School of MedicineThe Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.Department of PathologyVirginia Mason Medical CenterSeattleUSA

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