Lymph nodes Cytopathology – FNAC

Fine needle aspiration technique (FNAC) is used to identify a atypical/ neoplastic epitelial cells. In this page….

Aspirate from metastatic axillary lymp-node

Aspirate lymph node in a case of Paget’s disease. (Papanicolaou, x400, x200) Paget Breast Cancer Metastatic

Aspirate from metastatic sovraclavear lymp-node

Aspirate from metastatic sovraclavear lymp-node in a case of ductal breast carcinoma resulted Cerb-B2 positive by immunocytochemistry. (Papanicolaou, x400) Cerb-B2 breast cancer cytology Lymph-node

Fixation and staining artefacts

Fixation and staining artefacts. (Papanicolaou, x100)

Aspirate from axillary node in a case of ductal breast carcinoma

Aspirate from axillary node in a case of ductal breast carcinoma showing clusters of malignant epithelial cells associated with lymphocytes. (Papanicolaou, x400)

Reactive lymphadenopathy

Reactive lymphadenopathy smear showing centroblasts, centrocytes, small lymphocytes and tangible body macrophages with nuclear fragments inside. (Papanicolaou, x200)

Lymphnode smear

Lymphnode smear showing a monotonous population of slightly enlarged lymphocytes with granular chromatin morphologically suggestive of lymphocytic lymphoma. (Papanicolaou, x200)

Metastasis of papillary thyroid carcinoma

Metastasis of papillary thyroid carcinoma. (Papanicolaou, x400)

Ductal breast adenocarcinoma

Group of ductal breast adenocarcinoma cells in an aspirate of an axillary lymph node. (Papanicolaou, x200)