Cytologic diagnosis of acinic-cell carcinoma of salivary glands.

@article{Nagel1997CytologicDO,
  title={Cytologic diagnosis of acinic-cell carcinoma of salivary glands.},
  author={Holger Nagel and Rainer Laskawi and J. J. B{\"u}ter and Maik Schroeder and Reinhard Chilla and Manfred Droese},
  journal={Diagnostic cytopathology},
  year={1997},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={
          402-12
        }
}
The cytologic findings in fine-needle aspiration (FNA) biopsies obtained from 40 primary and 18 recurrent acinic-cell carcinomas (ACC) were retrospectively analyzed. Cytomorphologically, ACC is characterized by acinar differentiated tumor cells. In addition to these diagnostic clue cells, other types of neoplastic cells including vacuolated cells, cells resembling oncocytes, and nonspecific glandular cells are encountered. A pronounced lymphocytic reaction is a hallmark in 10% of ACC aspirates… CONTINUE READING
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