DIAGNOSIS OF HYDATID CYST PAROTID GLAND BY FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION CYTOLOGY (FNAC)

FNAC of Hydatid Cyst Parotid Gland

Authors

  • Shahid Jamal Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Aiza Saadia Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • M Amjad Khan WHO Islamabad Pakistan

Keywords:

Cytomorphology, FNA, Hydatid Cyst, Parotid gland

Abstract

Fine Needle aspiration of parotid gland swellings is commonly done as a first line investigation. Fine needle aspiration of one such cystic lesion in a 45 years old female was performed. The cytopathological appearance of the aspirate turned out to be typical of Hydatid Cyst. The case is reported with review of literature.

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Published

29-02-2016

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Case Reports

How to Cite

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Jamal S, Saadia A, Khan MA. DIAGNOSIS OF HYDATID CYST PAROTID GLAND BY FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION CYTOLOGY (FNAC): FNAC of Hydatid Cyst Parotid Gland. Pak Armed Forces Med J [Internet]. 2016 Feb. 29 [cited 2024 Jun. 25];66(1):167-68. Available from: https://www.pafmj.org/PAFMJ/article/view/426