Case report of patient with neck mass diagnosed as syphilitic lymphadenitis via fine needle aspiration biopsy

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Conference Paper

Objectives: To describe a rare case of syphilitic lymphadenitis diagnosed via fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB). To review the pitfalls associated with the diagnosis of syphilitic lymphadenitis. Methods: The patient's medical records were reviewed. The pertinent history, clinical course, and results of ancillary studies are presented. Results: FNAB with silver staining is an effective, noninvasive way to confirm the diagnosis of syphilitic lymphadenitis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jang, DW; Khan, A; Genden, EM; Wu, M

Published Date

  • January 1, 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 119 / SUPPL. 1

Start / End Page

  • S10 -

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0023-852X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/lary.20302

Citation Source

  • Scopus