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Use of circumferential tangential cryostat sections of the intestine in the diagnosis of Hirschsprung's disease
  1. John L. Emery,
  2. Ethel Finch,
  3. James Lister
  1. Department of Pathology, Children's Hospital, Sheffield
  2. Department of Paediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital, Sheffield

    Abstract

    Technical and staining methods are described for making tangential sections using a specially prepared chuck surface in a cryostat. The method gives a rapid definitive diagnosis of Hirschsprung's disease in children.

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