Utility of ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in splenic lesions.

  title={Utility of ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in splenic lesions.},
  author={Uma Handa and Avani Tiwari and Niti Singhal and Harsh Mohan and Ravinder Kaur},
  journal={Diagnostic cytopathology},
  volume={41 12},
Indications of fine-needle aspiration (FNA) of spleen have increased as more splenic lesions are detected because of advanced imaging techniques. A retrospective analysis of cytological material of 36 patients on whom ultrasound-guided splenic FNA was performed was done. No complications were noted. There were 16 inflammatory lesions, 12 neoplastic and 8 cases were reported as descriptive either because of scant cellularity, blood only, or normal splenic cytology. Inflammatory lesions included… CONTINUE READING