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cytopathology

 [si″to-pah-thol´o-je]
the study of cells in disease; cellular pathology.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cy·to·pa·thol·o·gy

(sī'tō-pa-thol'ō-jē),
1. The study of disease changes within individual cells or cell types.
2. Synonym(s): exfoliative cytology
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cy·to·pa·thol·o·gy

(sī'tō-pă-thol'ŏ-jē)
1.The study of disease changes within individual cells or cell types.
2. Synonym(s): exfoliative cytology.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The test helps identify patients with benign thyroid nodules among those with indeterminate cytopathology results in order to help patients avoid unnecessary diagnostic thyroid surgery.
The diagnostic power of cytopathology for infectious disease in the lower respiratory tract is highlighted by Baldassarri et al in this series.
Melamed, "Cytopathology of pericardial effusions," Acta Cytologica, vol.
The distribution of cytological diagnoses of the biopsyproven cases of PTC, according to the six categories of the Bethesda system of reporting thyroid cytopathology was done as follows: 6 cases were (8%) nondiagnostic, 3 (4%) benign, 0 (0%) AUS/FLUS, 2 (2.7%) FN/SFN, 27 (36%) suspicious for malignancy (SM), and 37 cases were (49.3%) malignant.
Cytopathology is a branch of pathology that studies and diagnoses diseases on a cellular level; the discipline of which was founded by George Nicolas Papanicolaou in 1928.
The introduction of the new simplified Bethesda system for reporting Thyroid cytopathology into six categories logically relates to the prognosis of thyroid diseases and increases the reproducibility of diagnosis.18
Afrogheh et al., "Impact of reclassifying noninvasive follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma on the risk of malignancy in the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology," Cancer Cytopathology, vol.
Diagnostic value of endometrium associated with papillary metaplastic changes in endometrial cytopathology. Diagn Cytopathol 2009;37:487-91.
The research was published in Cancer Cytopathology, a journal of the American Cancer Society.
Cytopathology and histopathology confirmed nasal adenocarcinoma.
Assessing the efficacy of diagnostic mammography in correlation to cytopathology.