Diagnostic difficulties in the interpretation of fine needle aspirate samples in salivary lesions: diagnostic pitfalls revisited.


OBJECTIVE To present our experience in diagnostic errors and pitfalls on aspiration cytology of salivary region in a high volume of cases. STUDY DESIGN In a retrospective review of cytology files of a head and neck referral center from 1990 to 2005, the false positive and false negative interpretations on fine needle aspiration (FNA) of salivary lesions… (More)


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