Fine-needle aspiration biopsy diagnosis of endodermal sinus tumor: histologic and ultrastructural correlations.

@article{Akhtar1990FineneedleAB,
  title={Fine-needle aspiration biopsy diagnosis of endodermal sinus tumor: histologic and ultrastructural correlations.},
  author={M. Javaid Akhtar and Moravej Ale Ali and Kwesi Sackey and Dowdy Jackson and M. Bakry},
  journal={Diagnostic cytopathology},
  year={1990},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={184-92}
}
Fine-needle aspiration biopsies from five patients with endodermal sinus tumors (ESTs) were reviewed, and the findings were correlated with histologic and ultrastructural appearances. In the aspiration smears, two types of tumor cells were seen, forming clusters of variable sizes. Type A cells had distinct cell borders, and their cytoplasm contained only… CONTINUE READING