exfoliative cytology


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exfoliative cytology

[eks′fō·lē‚ād·iv sī′täl·ə·jē]
(pathology)
The study of cells shed spontaneously from the body surfaces; used principally in the diagnosis of cancer.
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The sensitivity exfoliative cytology in detecting OSSC was 95.
This research emphasizes the importance of performing periodic ophthalmic examination and impression cytology and/or exfoliative cytology to scream patients for early tumor recurrence.
The diagnostic tool as exfoliative cytology can help in the early detection of these dysplastic changes in oral cavity as it has proven to be a gold standard in cervical cancer screening.
However, children in the EG showed more yeasts adhering to their epithelial cells in the exfoliative cytology examination.
Overall, the results of this study suggest that, GFNAC system, with its employment restricted to exfoliative cytology, it cannot be a substitute for CFAC in the cytodiagnosis of breast lumps, though it has a high sensitivity; but due to its low sensitivity and complexity.
George Papanicolaou and colleagues published their research with exfoliative cytology samples of the breast in 1958.
For this reason, many urologists use an adjunctive diagnostic procedure, such as exfoliative cytology.
When the discipline of exfoliative cytology was first launched in the late 1940s, the primary purpose of the Papanicolaou smear was to detect cervical cancer, which at that time was a scourge, almost the equal of breast cancer.
4) Exfoliative cytology a diagnostic tool that has got an immense value in mass screening programs of high-risk adult population.
In 2010, the CAP Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Nongynecologic Cytopathology surveyed participants to investigate the practice patterns of laboratories that process and analyze nongynecologic specimens, specifically those surrounding exfoliative cytology specimens and non-fine needle aspirates.