Cabeça e pescoço (Up to date, 2015)

Cytopathology of the head and neck with special emphasis on salivary gland Cytopathology

Author: Laszlo Vass

On completion of this section the cytotechnologist should Know:

  • the indications of cytology in head and neck
  • the sampling and preparation methods
  • the exfoliative cytology of oral cavity
  • cytologic features and differential diagnosis of the cystic lesions of the neck
  • the anatomy of the salivary glands and cytologic features of normal cells
  • cytologic features of inflammatory processes of the salivary glands
  • cytologic features of cysts of the salivary glands
  • cytologic features of benign tumor-like lesions of the salivary glands
  • cytologic features of benign salivary glands tumors
  • cytologic features of carcinomas of the salivary glands
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