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Table 5 Comparison of cytologic and histologic diagnosis

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

Cytologic diagnosis Histologic diagnosis
   Pleomorphic adenoid Mucoepidermoid carcinoma Mucinous adenocarcinoma Adenoid cystic carcinoma Nonhodgkin lymphoma Acinic cell carcinoma Warthin tumor
  Total Frequency (n) Frequency (n) Frequency (n) Frequency (n) Frequency (n) Frequency (n) Frequency (n)
Pleomorphic adenoma 19 17 1   1    
Warthin tumor 2        2
Suspicious for malignancy 2 1   1     
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma 1 1       
Acinic cell carcinoma 3       3  
Adenoid cystic carcinoma 2 1    1    
Lymphoproliferative disorder 2      2