Fine needle aspiration of the thyroid: a cytohistologic correlation and study of discrepant cases.

@article{Ylagan2004FineNA,
  title={Fine needle aspiration of the thyroid: a cytohistologic correlation and study of discrepant cases.},
  author={Lourdes R. Ylagan and Tunde Farkas and Louis P. Dehner},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={35-41}
}
OBJECTIVE Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is a reliable method in the initial assessment of thyroid nodules. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the causes for discordance between the interpretation on FNA and the pathologic findings in the resected thyroid. METHODS A computer search of all thyroidectomy specimens with previous FNA from January 1998 to December 2001 was obtained from the files of the Lauren V. Ackerman laboratory of surgical pathology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Excluded from… CONTINUE READING
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