Fine-needle aspiration

What is Fine-needle aspiration?

Aspiation of cells/fluids from a swelling or lesion for cytological examination,using a needle.

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i have been dealing with swollen and painful neck glands for a yr now,also stiff neck, have seen doctor always treated for sinus infection. loss...

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Thanks for posting your query.

From the symptoms that you have described, a CT scan without contrast of the brain and sinuses is not...

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As above. Last September I had bleeding from my right nipple. I had the milk ducts removed - a micrododectomy? Not sure I've spelt that correctly....

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Brief Answer:
Swollen glands need FNAB for diagnosis.

Detailed Answer:
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The swollen neck...

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My mother in law is experiencing bleeding in her lungs due to lung cancer treatments that involve both chemo and radiation. She is taking coumadin...

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From the history I could comment that it could probably be a stage3/ 4 disease .

But before coming to any conclusion I would like to...

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