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identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon

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The most common causes of false-positive cytological diagnosis were atypical lobular hyperplasia, papilloma and spreading artifacts.
Laboratory data were extracted from the NHLS central database and included the variables patient age, cytological diagnosis, name of processing laboratory, and whether a specimen was a conventional or an LBC smear.
The cytological diagnosis depends on the anatomic site of presentation and the entities commonly found at these sites.
The positive predictive value was calculated based on the probability of the mammary lesion being malignant via histology when the cytology result was malignant whereas the negative predictive value was the probability that the lesion was histopathologically benign when the cytological diagnosis was benign.
A preoperative cytological diagnosis of a primary neoplasm may allow more rational planning of surgery.
The cytological diagnosis of 378 cases include, 340 cases benign, 10 cases suspicious,18 cases malignant, and 10 cases inadequate (Table 1);.
These findings supported the initial cytological diagnosis of small cell carcinoma.
Ultrasonography guided needle aspiration yielded a cytological diagnosis of the hematoma.
Of particular concern are the findings that almost 10% of patients with high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) Pap smear findings had only repeat smears as follow-up within 1 year and that almost 9% of patients with a cytological diagnosis of cancer had another Pap smear performed as the initial follow-up procedure.
In a previous retrospective study (15), our group showed that K-ras mutation analysis in paraffin-embedded FNA samples from pancreatic masses contributed to cytological diagnosis in a substantial proportion of cases, mainly when suspicious cells, healthy-appearing duct cells, or insufficient material was reported, without false-positives cases.
for reporting cervical-vaginal cytological diagnosis.
The EchoTip ProCore needles circumvent this limitation by obtaining intact tissue samples2, allowing for a histological diagnosis rather than conventional cytological diagnosis based on individual cells.