General Considerations

  • Qihui Jim Zhai
Part of the Frozen Section Library book series (FROZEN, volume 5)


Intraoperative diagnoses of head and neck lesions are extremely important and may provide direct evidence and foundation for the extent of the surgery. However, a frozen section should not be performed unless there will be an immediate impact on intraoperative surgical treatment.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA

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