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Fine-needle aspiration of salivary gland lesions. Comparison with frozen sections and histologic findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3030228     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The results of 171 salivary gland fine-needle aspirates, with subsequent histologic correlation, were compared with those from previous head and neck series and analyzed for diagnostic accuracy. Cytologically, 118 cases were diagnosed as benign; 51, malignant; and two, insufficient for diagnosis. The false-negative rate was 4.7%, and the false-positive rate was 3.5%. Pleomorphic adenoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma, chronic sialadenitis, and malignant lymphoma were the lesions most frequently misdiagnosed. Corresponding frozen sections (available in 38 cases) showed an exact correlation with the final surgical pathologic diagnosis in 58% of the cases, with no false-positive diagnoses but an 11% false-negative rate.
Authors:
L J Layfield; P Tan; B J Glasgow
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine     Volume:  111     ISSN:  0003-9985     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  1987 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-04-16     Completed Date:  1987-04-16     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607091     Medline TA:  Arch Pathol Lab Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  346-53     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenoma, Pleomorphic / pathology
Biopsy, Needle
Carcinoma / pathology
Cytological Techniques
Diagnosis, Differential
False Negative Reactions
False Positive Reactions
Frozen Sections
Humans
Lymphoma / pathology
Salivary Gland Diseases / pathology
Salivary Gland Neoplasms / pathology*
Salivary Glands / pathology*
Sialadenitis / pathology

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