Diagnosis is confirmed with mammography or ultrasound and fine-needle aspiration cytology or core needle biopsy.
What does FNA stand for?
FNA stands for Fine-Needle Aspiration (medical)
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We briefly review the literature regarding the possible embryologic origin of such a phenomenon and the role of fine-needle aspiration cytology in differentiating a branchial cyst from a metastatic lymph node.
Role of thyroglobulin measurement in fine-needle aspiration biopsies of cervical lymph nodes in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer.
Inspired by the experiences of local breast-cancer patients, survivors and their families, the center features the latest in digital mammography and ultrasound detection and allows doctors to perform services such as core biopsies, fine-needle aspirations and other procedures.
In a euthyroid patient with a multinodular goiter, the most appropriate initial approach is fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the dominant or largest nodule, Sarah Kwong, M.
Fine-needle aspiration biopsy is an excellent diagnostic tool for prompt identification of Cryptococcus.
The investigators also analyzed how the fine-needle aspiration scores related to the entire scores, since aspiration is probably the most informative of the three tests.
Hargreave's group has been studying fine-needle aspiration -- the removal of a few cells through a needle -- as a less-scarring option.