Bone Cytology: A Realistic Approach for Clinical Use.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This article presents the use of bone cytology for diagnosis of bone tumors. It discusses critical factors and considerations of fine-needle aspiration and bone cytology and presents diagnostic options and differential diagnosis for benign and malignant bone lesions. Osteomyelitis, chrondroblastoma, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, chondromyxoid fibromas, enchondromas, giant cell tumor of bone, osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma and variants, Ewing sarcoma, chordoma, plasmacytoma, multiple myeloma, lymphoma, and metastatic bone disease are presented.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cardona, DM; Dodd, LG

Published Date

  • March 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 79 - 100

PubMed ID

  • 26837916

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1875-9181

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.path.2011.07.008


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States