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Study of fine needle aspiration cytology of breast lesions along with histopathological correlation


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Author Details : Yogendra P, Rangaswamy R

Volume : 1, Issue : 2, Year : 2016

Article Page : 53-56


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Abstract

Background: Fine needle aspiration cytology is very useful in diagnosis of breast lesions when properly correlated with Histopathology.
Aims: To evaluate Breast lesions by FNAC and comparision with Histopathology.
Materials and Methods: This is a retrospective study done over a period of year in Navodaya Medical College, Raichur. A total of 100 cases of breast lesions were evaluated for FNAC and Histopathology correlation.
Results: FNAC of breast lesions in study had a sensitivity of 96%, specificity of 95%, diagnostic accuracy of 94%, positive predictive value of 93%, and negative predictive value of 96%.
Conclusions: FNAC smears of Breast lesions show good accuracy when correlated with Histopatholgy and useful for optimal diagnosis.

Keywords:
 Lesions of Breast, Fine Needle cytology, Histopathology

How to cite : Yogendra P, Rangaswamy R, Study of fine needle aspiration cytology of breast lesions along with histopathological correlation. IP Arch Cytol Histopathol Res 2016;1(2):53-56

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