Soft Tissue, Nerves, and Muscle

  • Ralph H. Hruban
  • William H. Westra
  • Timothy H. Phelps
  • Christina Isacson

Abstract

Soft tissue resections are often complex specimens containing soft tissues, skin, and sometimes even bone. The general approach to these specimens is a simple one, and it parallels that outlined for complex head and neck specimens in Chapter 6. First, identify the various components of the specimen (soft tissue, bone, and skin). Second, think of each component as a geometric shape. Third, approach each component separately. Fourth, look for relationships between any lesions and each component.

Keywords

Muscle Biopsy Soft Tissue Tumor Nerve Biopsy Major Nerve Complex Head 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph H. Hruban
    • 1
  • William H. Westra
    • 1
  • Timothy H. Phelps
    • 2
  • Christina Isacson
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Pathology Meyer 7-181The Johns Hopkins HospitalBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, School of MedicineThe Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.Department of PathologyVirginia Mason Medical CenterSeattleUSA

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