Sialadenosis of the parotid gland: report of four cases diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration cytology.

@article{Ascoli1993SialadenosisOT,
  title={Sialadenosis of the parotid gland: report of four cases diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration cytology.},
  author={Valeria Ascoli and Fiorella Malchiodi Albedi and R De Blasiis and F Nardi},
  journal={Diagnostic cytopathology},
  year={1993},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          151-5
        }
}
Four patients presented with a history of recurrent bilateral swellings of parotid glands. Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) specimens showed highly cellular smears containing clusters of enlarged acini and numerous naked nuclei. A diagnosis consistent with sialadenosis was made considering the distinct morphologic appearance: micrometric measurements in all cases, in addition to histology and electron microscopy in two cases confirmed this hypothesis. A review of clinical histories revealed… CONTINUE READING

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