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*'''Weigh'''<ref name=chicago/>
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*'''Measure''' each lobe and isthmus in 3 dimensions, respectively.<ref name=chicago/>
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File:Grossing of hemithyroidectomy.svg|Hemithyroidecomy (lobe + isthmus) or lobectomy, including completion thyroidectomies: Use separate colors over the cut surface and the outer “capsular” surface.<ref group="notes" name="coloring">Separate coloring allows to distinguish the thyroid margin (continuous with the other lobe) from the peripheral margin (towards soft tissues).
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File:How to not gross hemithyroidectomy.svg|None of the outer “capsular” surface should be inked like the cut surface.<ref group="notes" name="coloring"/>
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File:Grossing of thyroidectomy with isthmus.svg|Intact total thyroidectomy: Separate colors for each lobe and the isthmus.
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File:Grossing of thyroidectomy without isthmus.svg|If no appreciable isthmus, Separate colors for each lobe.
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Revision as of 10:16, 17 December 2019

Author: Mikael Häggström [notes 1]

Fixation

Generally 10% neutral buffered formalin. Fix all thyroids at least overnight to avoid artifactual nuclear atypia.[1]

See also: General notes on fixation

Gross processing

Selection and trimming

See also: General notes on gross processing

Notes

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