Fine-needle aspiration cytology of tumors: diagnostic accuracy and potential pitfalls.

@article{Zakowski1994FineneedleAC,
  title={Fine-needle aspiration cytology of tumors: diagnostic accuracy and potential pitfalls.},
  author={Maureen F. Zakowski},
  journal={Cancer investigation},
  year={1994},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={505-15}
}
FNA biopsy is a quick, safe, and inexpensive method for obtaining material for pathological diagnosis. It is most useful in the diagnosis of a malignant tumor. In experienced hands it is highly accurate, and many of the pitfalls in cytological interpretation can be avoided with increased practice. Special training is required to become proficient in both obtaining and interpreting aspirated material. It is not sufficient for pathologists to apply personal experience from tissue pathology to the… CONTINUE READING

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