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Author: Mikael Häggström [notes 1]


Generally 10% neutral buffered formalin.

See also: General notes on fixation

Gross processing

See also: General notes on gross processing

Microscopic evaluation

Look for:

Optionally, note any sclerosis and/or fibrosis.


  • Description of objective findings, and any suspected underlying disease.
  • Presence or absence of dysplasia.
See also: General notes on reporting


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  2. Alcides Chaux, Antonio L. Cubilla. Penis and scrotum - Inflammatory lesions - Phimosis. PathologyOutlines. Topic Completed: 1 February 2010. Revised: 13 February 2019