Aspiration cytology of ovarian cystic masses: histologic correlation and review of the literature.

@article{Cole2011AspirationCO,
  title={Aspiration cytology of ovarian cystic masses: histologic correlation and review of the literature.},
  author={Lisa Cole and Sharon K. Mount and Erica Nuzzo and Cheung Wong},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={2011},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={19-25}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the diagnostic accuracy of cytologic evaluation of ovarian cystic masses. STUDY DESIGN Sixty-seven ovarian cystic masses with fine needle aspiration cytology and concurrent or subsequent cystectomy/oophorectomy with histology were examined. Correlations with malignancy were made with 4 parameters: serum CA-125, radiographic size and architecture, and cytology. RESULTS Histologic examination of the 67 cases revealed 10 malignancies including 3 primary ovarian… CONTINUE READING