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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: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).</ref>
 
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"/>
 
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"/>
 
File:Grossing of thyroidectomy with isthmus.svg|Intact total thyroidectomy: Separate colors for each lobe and the isthmus.
 
File:Grossing of thyroidectomy with isthmus.svg|Intact total thyroidectomy: Separate colors for each lobe and the isthmus.

Revision as of 11:18, 17 December 2019

Author: Mikael Häggström [note 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

  1. 1.0 1.1 Separate coloring allows to distinguish the thyroid margin (continuous with the other lobe) from the peripheral margin (towards soft tissues).
  1. For a full list of contributors, see article history. Creators of images are attributed at the image description pages, seen by clicking on the images. See Patholines:Authorship for details.

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