Fine needle aspiration cytology of bone tumors.

  title={Fine needle aspiration cytology of bone tumors.},
  author={Rupesh N Wahane and Veebha R Lele and Sudhakar K Bobhate},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  volume={51 5},
OBJECTIVE To study the role of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in the diagnosis of bone tumors and its impact on therapeutic decisions. STUDY DESIGN A group of 122 cases of bone tumor were evaluated by FNAC. Detailed diagnoses were compared with the available histology. RESULTS Diagnostic accuracy of FNAC was 90.5% in this study. FNAC could differentiate between various round cell tumors such as Ewing's sarcoma and myeloma, among various giant cell-rich lesions of bone and between… CONTINUE READING