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 95.91% and specificity was 99.17%.
This research emphasizes the importance of performing periodic ophthalmic examination and impression cytology and/or exfoliative cytology to scream patients for early tumor recurrence.
Exfoliative cytology a simple non-invasive diagnos- tic technique is useful in early assessment of dysplastic changes in oral lesions.1718 Quantitative techniques based on the assessment of variables as nuclear diame- ter ND cellular diameter CD and nuclear to cytoplasmic ratio N/C ratio may increase the sensitivity of exfoliative cytology for the early diagnosis of oral cancers as these techniques are accurate objective and reproducible.19
The exfoliative cytology results between the EG and CG children were significantly different (p < 0.05).
However, the exfoliative cytology findings were confirmed histopathologically only in 83 cases, which were further investigated.
Otherwise, the GFNAC might be more applicable in exfoliative cytology than in Aspiration cytology.
The emergence of these new methods to collect breast samples has meant that laboratories and cytology professionals need to be knowledgeable in the examination of exfoliative cytology specimens of the breast.
In addition to open surgical biopsy, other forms of testing are described, such as exfoliative cytology, immunohistochemistry, and molecular and genetic testing.
There is even information about exfoliative cytology and use of a pulp tester.
Use of exfoliative cytology in the diagnosis of oral hairy leukoplakia.