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Fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB)

What is a fine needle aspiration biopsy? A fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is a medical procedure that uses a thin needle and suction to remove a small amount of tissue or fluid from an abnormal area of the body. Doctors commonly perform this procedure on abnormal areas of tissue in the thyroid gland, salivary …
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Benign follicular nodule in the thyroid gland

About this article: This article was created by doctors to help you read and understand your pathology report for “benign follicular nodule”. If you have any questions about this article or your pathology report, please contact us. What is a benign follicular nodule in the thyroid gland? Benign follicular nodule is a term pathologists use …
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Suspicious for follicular neoplasm

About this article: This article was created by doctors to help you read and understand your pathology report for “suspicious for follicular neoplasm”. If you have any questions about this article or your pathology report, please contact us. What does suspicious for follicular neoplasm mean? Suspicious for follicular neoplasm is a term pathologists use to …
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Follicular neoplasm of the thyroid gland

What does follicular neoplasm mean? Follicular neoplasm is a term pathologists use to describe a tumour in the thyroid gland. This diagnosis is usually made after a procedure called a fine-needle aspiration (FNA). Follicular neoplasm is a preliminary diagnosis that includes both non-cancerous and cancerous conditions. These conditions include: Adenomatoid nodule – Adenomatoid nodule is …
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