Histopathologists all over the world have to report cytopathology during the course of their work and it is then that they find themselves facing diagnostic dilemmas. This practical, well-illustrated book, explicitly dedicated to this readership will serve their needs and meets their requirements in daily practice.
Table of contents:
FNAC Technique and Slide Preparation: FNAC Technique. Slide Preparation. Fixation and Transport Medium. Staining. Ancillary Techniques.- Principles of Diagnostic Interpretation of FNAC Material: Slide Background. Cell Arrangement. Cellular Features Nucleus. Cellular Features Cytoplasm. Criteria of Malignancy. Cytology Report. - Diagnostic Dilemmas in FNAC: Cystic Lesions. Lymphoid Infiltrates. Metastatic Tumours. Small Round Cell Tumours. Soft Tissue Lesions. Difficult Breast Lesions. Post Treatment Effects. Artefacts of Preparation.- Principles of Safe FNAC Practice: Role of FNAC in Clinical Management. FNAC vs. Core Biopsy. Medicolegal Issues.