Diagn Cytopathol 2021 Apr 25;49(4):555-558. Epub 2021 Feb 25.
Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Clinic, Department of Pathology, Molecular and Cell Based Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square Medical Center, New York, New York, USA.
Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is a minimally invasive technique used in the initial diagnosis of superficial lesions, including lymphadenopathy. Its benefit in lymph node pathology, however, is highly variable, especially in heterogeneous lymphoproliferative disorders like angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL). AITL is an aggressive hematopoietic malignancy, histologically characterized by medium-sized neoplastic cells, high endothelial venule proliferations, and a heterogeneous hematolymphoid background. Read More