Pathology Research International / 2011 / Article / Tab 5

Review Article

Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of the Breast: The Nonmalignant Categories

Table 5

Surgical followup in false-negative cases*.

Follow up tissue diagnosisNumber/percentage of cases

Atypical ductal hyperplasia1 (5%)
Ductal carcinoma in situ3 (16%)
Cribriform carcinoma1 (5%)
Metaplastic carcinoma1 (5%)
Infiltrating lobular carcinoma6 (32%)
Infiltrating ductal carcinoma7 (37%)

Total cases19

*Rosa [39]. The value of fine needle aspiration biopsy in the diagnosis and prognostic assessment of palpable breast lesions.

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