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Meningiomas: the Value of Diagnostic Cytology by Tissue Imprints

  • U. Simi
  • R. Buonaguidi
  • F. Faggionato
  • G. Giacomini
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Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 52)

Abstract

The imprint technique is widely used in the cytopathologic diagnosis of several lesions and it is very useful in the correct histotyping of different neoplasias expecially lymphomas.

Key words

Meningioma Imprint cytology Diagnosis Brain Tumors 

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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Simi
    • 1
  • R. Buonaguidi
    • 2
  • F. Faggionato
    • 2
  • G. Giacomini
    • 1
  1. 1.Servizio di Anatomia PatologicaSpedali S. ChiaraPisaItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di NeurochirurgiaUniversità di Pisa, Spedali S. ChiaraPisaItaly

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