Fine-needle aspiration biopsy in the diagnosis and management of bone lesions: a study of 450 cases.

@article{Bommer1997FineneedleAB,
  title={Fine-needle aspiration biopsy in the diagnosis and management of bone lesions: a study of 450 cases.},
  author={K K Bommer and Ibrahim Ramzy and Dina R. Mody},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={148-56}
}
BACKGROUND Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy has proved to be a cost-effective technique, with low complication risks and high diagnostic value in distinguishing neoplastic versus nonneoplastic lesions in many organs. This study was designed to determine the reliability, areas of diagnostic difficulty, and limitations of FNA in the diagnosis of bone lesions encountered in a university-affiliated tertiary care hospital. METHODS The cytology of 450 FNA biopsies of bone lesions, performed on… CONTINUE READING

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