Correlation of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology and its Histopathology in Diagnosis of Breast Lumps

This study was carried out to evaluate the accuracy of FNAC and the role of FNAC in palpable breast lumps for the early surgical management ‘in out patient and inpatient basis. The study was carried out in Dhaka Medical College during the period ofJanuary-December, 2000. FNAC was performed on 310 patients presented with palpable breast lumps. Histopathology was available for 122cases. Of them, cytologically diagnosed benign cases were 106, histologically 10Scases were proved so. There was false negative diagnosis in
one case.


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