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Diagnosis of fat necrosis on FNAC - A case report

Journal: International Archives of Integrated Medicine (IAIM) (Vol.2, No. 6)

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Page : 236-239

Keywords : Fine needle aspiration (FNA); Fat necrosis; Breast cancer.;

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Fine needle aspiration (FNA) of the breast has gained significant credibility in the diagnosis of breast diseases especially malignancy. Fat necrosis of the breast is a phenomenon that occurs within breast adipose tissue following exposure to trauma. It can mimic breast cancer clinically or radiologically. FNA of fat necrosis is a useful tool in directing management and treatment of the patients and avoiding unnecessary surgeries although histopathological examination is the gold standard for the final diagnosis.

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