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- The specimen usually consists of an aggregate of fibrocartilaginous tissue and bone.
- Measure aggregate in three dimensions.
- Inspect for any chalky white areas (possible pseudogout).
- Submit representative sections of soft tissue in 1 cassette.
- Submit representative bone (if present) in 1 additional cassette. Decalcify bone as appropriate, making sure to include “following decalcification” in your cassette summary and to add Decal “stain” in CoPath.