Fine needle aspiration cytology of salivary gland lesions: advantages and pitfalls.

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Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) was performed on 52 patients with salivary gland lesions. A definitive cytodiagnosis was possible in 45 cases: a sensitivity of 89% and a specificity of 94% was achieved. The pitfalls of FNAC of salivary gland lesions are reflected by the false positive and false negative rates which were 4%. Errors of cytodiagnosis… (More)

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@article{Kocjan1990FineNA, title={Fine needle aspiration cytology of salivary gland lesions: advantages and pitfalls.}, author={Gabrijela Kocjan and M. Cyril Nayagam and Monte Harris}, journal={Cytopathology : official journal of the British Society for Clinical Cytology}, year={1990}, volume={1 5}, pages={269-75} }