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Table 2 Cytologic diagnosis of non-neoplastic lesions

From: Diagnostic role of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in the evaluation of salivary gland swelling: an institutional experience

Cytological diagnosis Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Chronic granulomatous inflammation 20 27.0%
Chronic sialadenitis 25 33.7%
Acute on chronic sialdenitis 22 29.7%
Benign cystic lesion 7 9.4%
Total 74 39.5%