Intraoperative diagnostic cytology of intra-parotid lymph nodes.

@article{Oneill2010IntraoperativeDC,
  title={Intraoperative diagnostic cytology of intra-parotid lymph nodes.},
  author={J K O'neill and David Izadi and Edith Sheffield and Alessandro Orlando},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  year={2010},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={e430-1}
}
Intraoperative diagnostic cytology can be utilised instead of frozen section in selected cases. It can be useful when there is a high level of clinical suspicion of malignancy but previous fine needle aspirations (FNAs) of a suspicious palpable mass have been inconclusive. It has advantages over frozen section because it is quicker, requires less equipment… CONTINUE READING