Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of salivary gland tumours: Repeat aspiration provides further information in cases with an unclear initial cytological diagnosis

British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 01/28/2010

Repeat FNAC may provide a cytological diagnosis in cases where the initial diagnosis is not clear, although cytology should be used in conjunction with other investigations of salivary tumours, including image–guided biopsy examination where appropriate. Ideally salivary gland FNAC should be interpreted by a specialist pathologist.

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