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Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology- Features of Bronchioloalveolar Cell Carcinoma

Dr Sampurna Roy MD





FNA of the lung mass- Bronchioloalveolar cell carcinoma - small regular cells with mild nuclear pleomorphism.

1. Often an extremely cellular specimen with cell sheets and cell dissociation.

2. Well defined cytoplasm, regular nuclei.

3. Intranuclear cytoplasmic inclusions may be seen.

4. Necrosis is not a feature usually.


Further reading

Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma in progressive systemic sclerosis. Report of a case diagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology.

Differentiating cytological features of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma from adenocarcinoma of the lung in fine-needle aspirations: a statistical analysis of 27 cases.

Fine-needle aspiration biopsy of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma.

Differential expression of cytokeratins 7 and 20 and thyroid transcription factor-1 in bronchioloalveolar carcinoma: an immunohistochemical study in fine-needle aspiration biopsy specimens.



Dr Sampurna Roy  MD

Consultant  Histopathologist (Kolkata - India)







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