Worrisome histologic alterations following fine-needle aspiration of benign parotid lesions.

@article{Li2000WorrisomeHA,
  title={Worrisome histologic alterations following fine-needle aspiration of benign parotid lesions.},
  author={Shuzhuang Li and Zubair W Baloch and John E. Tomaszewski and Virginia A. Livolsi},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={124 1},
  pages={87-91}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the histologic changes associated with preoperative fine-needle aspiration biopsies of benign parotid lesions and the features that distinguish these changes from malignant neoplasms. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ten benign parotid lesions with a recent history of preoperative fine-needle aspiration were selected, including pleomorphic adenoma (4 cases), oncocytic adenoma (3 cases), myoepithelioma (1 case), Warthin tumor (1 case), and lymphoepithelial cyst (1 case). RESULTS A… CONTINUE READING