PAROTIDTUMOURS: ACYTOHISTOPATHOLOGICAL CORRELATIONOF72 CASESIN TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN TELANGANA.
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 5373-5379
MATERIALS AND METHODS: Prospective analytical study of 72 patients with parotid gland tumours subjected to fine-needle aspiration and surgical excision The current study is a prospective analytical study of 72 parotid tumours performed at the Mahavir Medical College and Hospital, Vikarabadh, from November 2017to January 2022.
RESULTS: Positive histological results occurred in 32 cases(88.8%) and negative correlation occurred in 4 cases(11.2%) with sensitivity for benign tumours being 96.6% and 50% for malignant tumours.
CONCLUSION:Despite the limitations ofFine needle aspiration in parotid gland tumours, it is an effective method for evaluating and therapeutic planning with safe and negligible complications.
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