Cite this page: Frozen section. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lungtumorfrozensection.html. Accessed September 21st, 2017.
Definition / general
- May be difficult to distinguish between the following:
- In situ and invasive carcinoma of bronchial mucosa (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2012;136:1515)
- Bronchioloalveolar hyperplasia and carcinoma
- Primary and metastatic disease
- Touch preparation cytology recommended to supplement frozen section findings (J Clin Pathol 2010;63:675)