Essentials of Abdominal Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology
The monograph “Essentials of Abdominal Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology” is written for practicing pathologists in community hospitals, residents in pathology and cytotechnologists who are interested in acquiring a basic knowledge on fine needle aspiration cytology of abdominal tumors/lesions. Commonly encountered tumors and uncommon lesions with characteristic cytologic manifestations are presented. Diagnostic criteria are presented and value and limitations of immunocytochemistry in tumor typing and differential diagnosis are stressed. For almost all lesions histopathologic images are included for cytohistologic correlation. Important references are listed in alphabetic order at the end of each chapter for further consultation.