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2017 | October-December | Issue4
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Diagnostic Value of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in Enlarged Cervical Lymph Nodes in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mohsin Kamaal, Ujwala Maheshwari, Reeta Dhar
10.5005/jp-journals-10036-1163

ABSTRACT

A retrospective study of 362 patients with cervical lymphadenopathy, who underwent fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) at Mahatma Gandhi Mission (MGM) Medical College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, is presented. Tuberculosis was the commonest pathology (42%). Other causes were reactive lymphadenitis, granulomatous lymphadenitis, metastases, chronic nonspecific lymphadenitis, acute suppurative lymphadenitis, and lymphoma. Histopathological examination of lymph node biopsy specimens was carried out in 26 cases.

Keywords: Cervical lymph node, Fine needle aspiration cytology, Tuberculous lymphadenitis.

How to cite this article: Kamaal M, Maheshwari U, Dhar R. Diagnostic Value of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in Enlarged Cervical Lymph Nodes in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. MGM J Med Sci 2017;4(4):160-163.

Source of support: MGMIHS

Conflict of interest: None

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