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Fine needle aspiration cytology in the evaluation of lymphoreticular tumours of mediastinum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8263348     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The role of needle aspiration cytology in the diagnosis of 52 cases of lymphoreticular tumours of mediastinum was evaluated from January 1985 till May 1992. Cytological analysis showed 41 cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, 9 cases of Hodgkin's disease and 2 cases of benign lymphoid hyperplasia. The cytological interpretations were compared to histopathological diagnosis. In the present series, a definite diagnosis of lymphoma was possible in all the cases but exact subclassification was correctly possible in 89.6% cases. There was no false positive report or any complication.
Authors:
A Mondal; I Ray
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  1993 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-01-24     Completed Date:  1994-01-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
SVS Marwari Hospital, Calcutta.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Biopsy, Needle
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Hodgkin Disease / pathology
Humans
Lymphoma / pathology*
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin / pathology
Male
Mediastinal Neoplasms / pathology*
Middle Aged

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