Cytomorphologic characteristics, differential diagnosis and utility during intraoperative consultation for medulloblastoma.

@article{Takei2007CytomorphologicCD,
  title={Cytomorphologic characteristics, differential diagnosis and utility during intraoperative consultation for medulloblastoma.},
  author={Hidehiro Takei and Robert C. Dauser and Adekunle Michael Adesina},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={2007},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={183-92}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the cytologic findings that differentiate LC/A and non-LC/A (NLCA) types. STUDY DESIGN Cytologic smears, prepared during intraoperative consultation (IOC) of 43 cases of pure histologic type, defined as > 80% of the tumor being composed of 1 of 3 major histologic types--classic, nodular and LC/A--were reviewed and graded… CONTINUE READING