Fnac

FNAC (fine-needle aspiration cytology) is a diagnostic procedure used to test the tissues and cells present in abnormal tissue growth. Here, a hollow needle is inserted into the mass and cells are collected for testing. These cells are examined under the microscope after staining.

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What is the remission rate of poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma?

Query: Hi doctor, The imaging of the neck region was done and some lesions were detected. The operation of lower jaw and neck region was done followed by chemotherapy and radiotherapy and it was stated that things will settle to normal. During routine checkup, some swelling in neck region was detected and...  Read Full »


Dr. Pratik Patil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to know the recurrence of cancer. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You got diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in buccal mucosa of the left oral cavity in December 2019 which was operated. Then you received chemotherapy and radiation ...  Read Full »

Kindly interpret FNAC result of breast.

Query: Hello doctor, I am waiting to be booked for what my doctor calls a core-biopsy and it is taking too long. As I wait I would like to research and gain more information. I would like an interpretation of this report please. These are the results of a fine needle aspiration on left breast: The smears...  Read Full »


Dr. Pratik Patil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a picture suggestive of a fibroadenoma. It is not a malignant bump. But, FNAC identifies only the part that has been included in that needle. So to confirm, we do a trucut biopsy which tests the entire lump and is conclusive. 99 % this is a non-cancerous lump.  Read Full »

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