Cytological diagnosis of crystallizing galactocele - report of an unusual case.

We report this case because of rarity of this condition and to the best of our knowledge, till date only five cases of crystallizing galactocele has been reported in medical literature. PMID: 29286912 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Breast Disease - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Breast Dis Source Type: research

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The International Academy of Cytology (IAC) gathered together a group of cytopathologists expert in breast cytology who, working with clinicians expert in breast diagnostics and management, have developed the IAC Yokohama System for Reporting Breast Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNAB) Cytology. The project was initiated with the first cytopathology group meeting in Yokohama at the 2016 International Congress of Cytology. This IAC Yokohama System defines five categories for reporting breast cytology, each with a clear descriptive term for the category, a definition, a risk of malignancy (ROM) and a suggested management alg...
Source: Acta Cytologica - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
Conclusion: LBC is a promising technique in the field of cytology. It has the potential to decrease the number of slides screened per case and decrease the turn-around-time.
Source: Journal of Cytology - Category: Cytology Authors: Source Type: research
Whilst cytological smears are still the basis of cytodiagnosis, there is an increasing role for ancillary testing. Specimens obtained are not always optimal, often with limited material for ancillary studies. Several reports have described the utility of scraping material from cytological smears to manufacture cell blocks to provide material for ancillary studies. Our objective was a retrospective review of the PathWest (QE2) experience with manufactured cell blocks (mCB) over the last 10 years. A total of 178 fine-needle aspiration cases with mCB were extracted from the PathWest database. Data were subdivided into: lymph ...
Source: Acta Cytologica - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Robinson's cytologic grading system is a reliable grading method on FNAC smears of cases of carcinoma breast. It correlates well with Elston–Ellis modification of Scarff–Bloom–Richardson grade in invasive ductal carcinoma of breast.
Source: Journal of Cytology - Category: Cytology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: In situations where prevalence of tuberculosis is high and where facilities for histopathological evaluation do not exist, FNAC can offer an optional alternative to base the therapeutic decision for starting antitubercular treatment.
Source: Journal of Cytology - Category: Cytology Authors: Source Type: research
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Conclusion: SBR HG has good correlation with both RBS and SBR CG systems. The cytological nuclear grade provides important prognostic information which is very sensitive and equally specific hence should be done in breast aspirates and is now replaced by Core Needle biopsy. In developing country like India FNAC of breast aspirates still holds diagnostic value in the classification of breast lesions as compared to core guided image biopsy.
Source: Journal of Cytology - Category: Cytology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Nuclear morphometry can be applied to augment the cytology grading of breast cancer and thus help in classifying patients into low and high-risk groups.
Source: Journal of Cytology - Category: Cytology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Our study concluded that MUFP stain could be considered as a rapid and reliable diagnostic tool and can be applied on a regular basis in FNA samples and body fluids to offer immediate diagnosis. However, caution should be taken while reporting certain MUFP-stained smears to avoid over/under diagnosis.
Source: Journal of Cytology - Category: Cytology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Our experience and the results of the survey suggest difficulty in the cytodiagnosis of MASC.Acta Cytologica
Source: Acta Cytologica - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
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