Lungs

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Author: Mikael Häggström [notes 1]

Tissue sampling

Fixation

Generally 10% neutral buffered formalin.

Presentations

Basic microscopic screening

For screening of lung autopsies, see Lung autopsy

Mainly look for carcinoma. Further information: Lung tumor

If granulomas are seen, generally stain for acid-fast bacteria and fungi.

Common findings

Active searching for them is not mandatory.

Notes

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References

  1. Madea, B (2014). Handbook of forensic medicine . Hoboken, N.J: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 978-1-118-57062-3. OCLC 872114659.