A correlation study of diagnostic fine-needle aspiration with histologic diagnosis in cystic neck lesions.

@article{Moatamed2009ACS,
  title={A correlation study of diagnostic fine-needle aspiration with histologic diagnosis in cystic neck lesions.},
  author={Neda A Moatamed and Bita V. Naini and Payman Fathizadeh and Julie Estrella and Sophia K. Apple},
  journal={Diagnostic cytopathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 10},
  pages={720-6}
}
The clinical diagnosis of a mass in the neck region encompasses a wide spectrum of differential diagnosis. Fine-needle aspiration is a quick and safe technique, which can provide useful information for initial assessment and further therapeutic measures. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the performance characteristics of the fine-needle aspiration (FNA) in cystic neck lesions. Of 142 patients with FNA for cystic neck masses during 2002-2007, 92 cases were selected with a… CONTINUE READING