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Year : 1995  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 389-92

Fine needle aspiration cytology of hepatocellular carcinoma.


Department of Pathology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore

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V L Devi
Department of Pathology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore

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Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is an extremely useful technique in the evaluation of hepatic masses. This study was undertaken with the aim of describing the morphological spectrum seen in fine needle aspirates from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) seen in our patients hailing from South India. Thirty two cases of HCC were studied. Trabacular pattern covered by endothelium was the most common. Pseudoglandular, spindle cell and dispersed patterns were also seen. Individual tumour cells were generally reminiscent of hepatocytes, and had a prominent nucleolus. The presence of intranuclear and intracytoplasmic inclusions were notable features. FNA cytology in HCC is sufficiently distinctive to form an invaluable tool in the diagnosis of this malignancy.


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