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IP Archives of Cytology and Histopathology Research


Diagnostic significance of cytological features in breast fine needle aspiration cytology - An institutional study in mandya institute of medical sciences, Mandya


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Author Details : Yogender P, Shoba K L*

Volume : 4, Issue : 4, Year : 2020

Article Page : 328-331


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Abstract

Introduction and Objective: Fine needle a spiration cytology has importance in the diagnosis of breast
lesions in several clinical and hospital settings. A study was done to assess the role of fine needle aspiration
cytology (FNAC) in breast lumps and diagnostic significance of cytological features in FNA for diagnosis
of benign or malignant condition of breast lesions.
Materials and Methods: The study comprised of breast cytology reports and slides recorded over a period
from January 2018 to December 2018.
Results: A total of 250 breast cytology reports were made over the period. Out of the 250 cases, 140(56%)
were benign, 30(12%) cases were suspicious probably benign, 30(12%) cases were suspicious of malignany
and 50(20%) were malignant.
Conclusion: Fine-needle aspiration cytology is widely used in the diagnosis of breast cancer because it is
an excellent, safe, and cost-effective diagnostic procedure.

Keywords: Breast, Fine needle aspiration cytology, Benign breast lesions, Carcinoma.

Doi : 10.18231/j.achr.2019.062

How to cite : Yogender P, Shoba K L, Diagnostic significance of cytological features in breast fine needle aspiration cytology - An institutional study in mandya institute of medical sciences, Mandya. IP Arch Cytol Histopathol Res 2020;4(4):328-331

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