Count the number of fragments, unless numerous. Give an aggregate measurement (3 dimensions), as well as the measurement of the largest fragment.
Describe the fragments in terms of color, shape (irregular vs. cylindrical cores), and composition (bone, cartilage, fibrous tissue, fat). It may be difficult or impossible to determine the presence of tumor grossly.
Received without fixative/in formalin, labeled _____ and “_____”, are numerous fragments of _____ (color, shape) bone/and cartilage/and soft tissue fragments measuring __ x __ x __ cm in aggregate. The largest fragment measures __ x __ x __ cm. Entirely submitted in #__ (bone for decal) and #__ (non-bony tissue).