aspiration cytology

aspiration cytology

A term referring to diagnostic cytologic material obtained from internal organs (e.g., breast, liver, lymph node, prostate, salivary gland, thyroid and other relatively inaccessible sites) obtained by fine needle aspiration.

aspiration cytology

Cytology A term referring to diagnostic cytologic material from internal organs–eg, breast, liver, lymph node, prostate, salivary gland, thyroid, and other relatively inaccessible sites, obtained by fine needle aspiration. Cf Exfoliative cytology.
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Pleomorphic adenoma of salivary gland: To what extent does fine needle aspiration cytology reflect histopathological features?
For testicular fine needle aspiration cytology, animals were restrained properly and epidural anaesthesia (2% Lignocaine hydrochloride; Dosages, 2 to 3 mL in bull calves, 4 to 5 mL in young bulls and 7 to 10 mL in adult bulls) was administered at sacro-coccygeal junction.
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Value of scoring system in classification of proliferative breast disease on fine needle aspiration cytology.
Fine-needle aspiration cytology of desmoplastic malignant melanoma metastatic to the parotid gland: case report and review of the literature.
2,3] Call-Exner bodies can also be detected by fine-needle aspiration cytology.
Epithelioid angiosarcoma of the kidney: A diagnostic dilemma in fine-needle aspiration cytology.
Fine needle aspiration cytology of pancreatoblastoma with immunocytochemical and ultrastructural studies.
Diagnosis is confirmed with mammography or ultrasound and fine-needle aspiration cytology or core needle biopsy.
They discuss the normal breast, specimen processing, basic breast radiology, surgical approaches to lesions, and identifying patterns to diagnose juvenile breast lesions, fibrosing lesions, stromal lesions/sarcomas, intraductal and intralobular proliferations, invasive breast carcinomas, cutaneous lesions, sentinel lymph nodes, fine needle aspiration cytology, and special studies.
The literature is generally limited to few case reports of parapharangeal meningiomas diagnosed on aspiration cytology with a few reviews of the literature.