Infarction after fine needle aspiration biopsy of pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland - A case report

Bayramoglu H., Duzcan E., Akbulut M., Topuz M.

ACTA CYTOLOGICA, vol.45, no.6, pp.1008-1010, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1159/000328346
  • Journal Name: ACTA CYTOLOGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1008-1010
  • Keywords: adenoma, pleomorphic, infarction, aspiration biopsy, NECROSIS
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: No


BACKGROUND: Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is a well-established and safe method for the rapid diagnosis of pleomorphic adenoma. A few clinically important complications, including bleeding, infection and inflammatory reactions, result from FNA, In a small number nf cases FNA has been followed by varying degrees Of necrosis in some organs. In the literature there are a few reports associated with necrosis in a pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland following, FNA.