Fine needle aspiration cytology for lymph nodes: a three-year study.

Fine needle aspiration cytology for lymph nodes: a three-year study. Br J Biomed Sci. 2016;73(1):28-31 Authors: Zhou J, Li F, Meng L, Hao F, Liu X, Zhao C, Zhang K, Dong A Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The cytologic patterns of lymph node fine needle aspirations (FNAs) exhibit a wide variation in different diseases and in different ethnic groups in various geographical locations. Knowledge of lymphadenopathy patterns in a given geographical region is essential for making a confident diagnosis of suspected disease in that location. In the present study, we assessed the cytologic patterns of lymph node aspirations in patients in the Huangdao region of China. METHODS: A three-year retrospective study design was conducted on FNA cytology samples from the lymph nodes of patients in our hospital between January 2011 and December 2014. RESULTS: A total of 2136 lymph nodes were aspirated during the study period. Cytologic analysis of the lymph nodes revealed the following: malignancy, 53.6%; chronic non-specific lymphadenitis, 15.2%; reactive lymph node, 7.5%; pyogenic abscess, 2.9%; tuberculosis lymphadenitis, 8.7%; Hodgkin lymphoma, 4.8%; and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, 7.16%. The 30-50 year age group was the most affected age group, while lymphadenopathy in the >60 year age group was less frequent. Cervical lymph nodes were the most frequent site for lymphadenopathy in women (31.4%, p 
Source: British Journal of Biomedical Science - Category: Laboratory Medicine Tags: Br J Biomed Sci Source Type: research

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