Fine needle aspiration cytology of adrenocortical oncocytic neoplasm: a case report.

@article{Cham2010FineNA,
  title={Fine needle aspiration cytology of adrenocortical oncocytic neoplasm: a case report.},
  author={Elaine M Cham and William Watkin and Robert A. Goldschmidt and Lin Xi'an Liu},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={2010},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={627-34}
}
BACKGROUND Adrenocortical oncocytic neoplasms (AONs) are rare tumors that typically show marked nuclear pleomorphism and eosinophilic cytoplasm and are highly cellular on fine needle aspiration (FNA) smears. These features, worrisome in conventional adrenocortical tumors, are not necessarily signs of malignancy in AONs. CASE A 64-year-old woman presented with 3 months of abdominal pressure. Computed tomography showed a 10-cm, solid, left adrenal mass and a 21-cm complex cystic mass in the… CONTINUE READING