Evaluation of inadequate, indeterminate, falsenegative and false-positive cases in cytological examination for breast cancer according to histological type

Diagnostic Pathology, 05/25/2012

The inadequate, indeterminate, false–negative and false–positive cases showed similar histological types, notably SIDC for malignant tumors, and mastopathy, fibroadenoma and papilloma for benign cases. The authors need to pay particular attention to the collection and assessment of aspirates for these histological types of breast disease. In particular, several inadequate, indeterminate and false–negative cases with samples collected by aspiration were diagnosed as SIDC.

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