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Contribution to Book
Artifacts in Frozen Sections
Dermatology Publications and Presentations
  • Mary E. Maloney, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Laurie A. Cote, University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
Publication Date
Document Type
Book Chapter
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 ME, Cote LA. Artifacts in Frozen Sections. In: Mohs Micrographic Surgery, 2nd Edition. Ed. by Snow, Mikhail. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2004, Chapter 43, p. 373-380.

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Citation Information
Mary E. Maloney and Laurie A. Cote. "Artifacts in Frozen Sections" (2004)
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