Critical appraisal of fine needle aspiration cytology in tuberculous lymphadenitis.

@article{Gupta1992CriticalAO,
  title={Critical appraisal of fine needle aspiration cytology in tuberculous lymphadenitis.},
  author={A. K. Gupta and Monica Nayar and M. J. Chandra},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={1992},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={391-4}
}
A cytomorphologic diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenitis by examination of needle aspirates was made in 560 of 1,471 cases of lymphadenopathy studied over two years. Cytologic features were categorized into four groups: epithelioid clusters with or without Langhans's giant cells without necrosis (32.14%), epithelioid clusters with or without Langhans's giant cells with necrosis (50.35%), occasional epithelioid cells without characteristic necrosis/giant cells (2.85%) and necrosis without… CONTINUE READING
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