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Fine needle aspiration cytology in the management of head and neck masses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4028473     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fine needle aspiration cytology is a useful technique in the management of patients with masses in the head and neck, which is usually performed in co-operation with a specialized cytopathologist. It has not until recently been an investigation used frequently by British otolaryngologists. This study shows that an aspiration cytology service may be run with the aid of a general histopathologist and demonstrates that it is a valuable aid to diagnosis even without the services of a specialized cytopathologist.
Authors:
R W Slack; C B Croft; L P Crome
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0307-7772     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci     Publication Date:  1985 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-09-27     Completed Date:  1985-09-27     Revised Date:  2005-05-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701793     Medline TA:  Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biopsy, Needle
Head and Neck Neoplasms / pathology*
Humans
Lymph Nodes / pathology*
Lymphoma / pathology
Salivary Gland Neoplasms / pathology
Salivary Glands / pathology
Thyroid Gland / pathology
Thyroid Neoplasms / pathology

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