Generally 10% neutral buffered formalin.
The ovary is cut in the longitudinal plane (through the "long axis").
Ovaries, including those with cysts, are almost never inked.
|(A. Labeled - __. The specimen is received in formalin and consists of) an ovary measuring ___. The ovarian capsule is tan-pink and smooth. Cut sections reveal solid, white and whorled parenchyma, and no gross lesions. Representative sections are submitted for microscopic examination in __ cassettes.|
Generally look for signet ring cells, which is a major feature of metastatic tumors to the ovary.
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