International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

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International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

2020, Vol. 3 Issue 2, Part APages: 18-23

An institutional study on salivary gland neoplasms and its challenges in diagnosis

Dr. M Aswin Manikandan, Dr. Jaison Jacob John, Dr. CD Anand and Dr. G Shivashekar
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ABSTRACT
Salivary gland neoplasms are uncommon, and its features are diverse and complex. In our study we have included 31 cases of salivary gland neoplasms for which final needle aspiration was done and classified according to Milan criteria. Application of Milan system of classification of salivary gland neoplasms is useful in evaluation and choosing appropriate management. These cases were followed up with histopathology which is the gold standard in diagnosis of salivary gland neoplasms. A correlation between Milan criteria and histopathology was done and the effectiveness of fine needle aspiration cytology was studied. It showed sensitivity of 64.38% and negative predictive value of 30.77% due to the fact salivary gland lesions are complex with lesions sharing common histological features.
How to cite this article:
Dr. M Aswin Manikandan, Dr. Jaison Jacob John, Dr. CD Anand and Dr. G Shivashekar. An institutional study on salivary gland neoplasms and its challenges in diagnosis. International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology. 2020; 3(2): 18-23. DOI: 10.33545/pathol.2020.v3.i2a.218
International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology