Introduction to Pancreatic Cytopathology

  • David C. Chhieng
  • Edward B. Stelow
Part of the Essentials in Cytopathology book series (EICP, volume 3)


The use of fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNA) and duct brushing and aspiration in the management of patients with pancreatic masses has been well established. These procedures are considered accurate and minimally aggressive for obtaining tissue diagnoses.


Acinar Cell Goblet Cell Mesothelial Cell Pancreatic Lesion Normal Pancreas 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David C. Chhieng
    • 1
  • Edward B. Stelow
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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