Fine needle aspiration cytology of renal and retroperitoneal angiomyolipoma. Report of two cases with cytologic findings and clinicopathologic pitfalls in diagnosis.

@article{Wadih1995FineNA,
  title={Fine needle aspiration cytology of renal and retroperitoneal angiomyolipoma. Report of two cases with cytologic findings and clinicopathologic pitfalls in diagnosis.},
  author={George Wadih and Stephen Spencer Raab and Jan F. Silverman},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={1995},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={945-50}
}
BACKGROUND Angiomyolipoma is a benign soft tissue neoplasm that usually arises in the kidney, although rare extrarenal examples have been documented. CASES Two cases of the neoplasm occurred in which fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsies were performed. The first patient was a 73-year-old female with a history of breast carcinoma who presented with a large retroperitoneal mass. Transabdominal FNA biopsy revealed multiple fragments of spindle-shaped mesenchymal cells, a few of which showed… CONTINUE READING