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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Guided fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) was performed in each case and core needle biopsy was done whenever feasible.
This volume explains the use of fine-needle aspiration cytology in the diagnosis of breast lesions.
4] Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is a rapid, efficient, inexpensive, and safe diagnostic method in these cases.
Ultrasonography of the neck revealed a single enlarged lymph node in the left level 2 region, and fine-needle aspiration cytology showed microfilariae with surrounding inflammatory infiltrate.
The accuracy of diagnosis can be increased with a combination of clinical examination, imaging diagnostics, and fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) or core needle biopsy, also known as triple test.
Pitfalls in salivary gland fine-needle aspiration cytology [author reply in Arch Pathol Lab Med.
Background and Objective: Fine needle aspiration cytology is becoming the essential domain of diagnostic modalities but its reliability depends upon its adequacy and quick reporting onsite.
Objective: Objective of this study was to evaluate diagnostic accuracy of fine needle aspiration cytology in diagnosing solitary thyroid nodule keeping histopathology as gold standard.
Fine needle aspiration cytology revealed absence of cyst, abscess and haematoma.
We conducted a retrospective study to assess the accuracy of fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in the diagnosis of Warthin tumor and to evaluate the subsequent risk of conservative nonsurgical management.
Pre-operative diagnostic techniques include fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), core- needle biopsy (CNB), and excisional biopsy.
Fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) under image guidance has gained increasing acceptance as the diagnostic procedure of choice for patients with focal hepatic lesions.