Gross Description -- Submandibular Mass

The specimen is received in saline labeled "submandibular mass left". The specimen consists of a 4.5 x 4.0 x 2.5 cm. tan-pink lobulated rubbery to firm submandibular gland. The specimen is inked and bisected to reveal a well-circumscribed ovoid, firm yellow-white mass, 3.5 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm. The mass extends to the edge of the gland but does not penetrate the capsule. The remaining glandular tissue is tan-pink, lobulated and unremarkable. A gross photograph is taken and the specimen is totally submitted labeled A through D and X1-X16.




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