Fine needle aspiration and frozen section of salivary gland lesions.

@article{Cross1990FineNA,
  title={Fine needle aspiration and frozen section of salivary gland lesions.},
  author={Dee L. Cross and Ted Gansler and Robert C. Morris},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  year={1990},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={283-6}
}
This report examines the role of fine needle aspiration (FNA) and frozen section (FS) examination in the management of salivary gland lesions, and is based on a review of 58 cases. FNA specimens were first classified as nonneoplastic, or as benign or malignant neoplasms. Identification of specific morphologic type of neoplastic lesions was attempted. Overall accuracy for assigning cases was 86%. Specific accuracy (histologic type of neoplasms predicted by FNA) was 72%. No inflammatory lesion… CONTINUE READING