Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) and neck swellings in the surgical outpatient.

@article{Ahmad2008FineNA,
  title={Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) and neck swellings in the surgical outpatient.},
  author={Tariq Mahmood Ahmad and Mohammad Abdul Naeem and Siddique Ahmad and Ambreen Samad and Amir Nasir},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          30-2
        }
}
BACKGROUND Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) is a simple, quick and inexpensive method that is used to sample superficial masses like those found in the neck and is usually performed in the outpatient clinic. It causes minimal trauma to the patient and carries virtually no risk of complications. Masses located within the region of the head and neck, including salivary gland and thyroid gland lesions can be readily diagnosed using this technique. The objective of this descriptive study was… CONTINUE READING

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