FNAC In Diagnosis Of Breast Lesion

Indian Journal of Applied Basic Medical Sciences
Year: 2019, Volume: 21(A), Issue. (1), January
First page: (119) Last page: (136)
Online ISSN: 2249-7935
Print ISSN: 0975-8917

FNAC In Diagnosis Of Breast Lesion
Bijali Chakrabarti1, Himaxi Rathod2*, J. M. Shah3
1Assistant Professor of Pathology, 2Junior Lecturer of Pathology, 3Prof & HOD Of Pathology Department, Pathology Department, Amc Met Medical College, L. G. Hospital Maninagar, Ahmedabad
Corresponding author email id: himaxi27rathod@gmail.com

Online Published on 02-Jan-2019


INTRODUCTION: Breast carcinoma is the leading most common malignant tumor and leading cause of carcinoma death with more than 1000000 cases occurring world wide annually. FNAC (Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology) has become widely accepted as a reliable diagnostic tool for diagnosis of breast masses3.The aim of the study was to classify Breast lesions & correlate with histopathology Report. MATERIALS & METHOD: This was a retrospective observational study done over a period of one year (Jan. 17- Dec. 17) in Cytology Division of Department of Pathology of AMC MET Medical College at L.G.Hospital Campus ,a tertiary Health Care located in Maninagar Ahmedabad .Of total 1104 FNAC were done in the department among these 215 were Breast Lesions. Breast lesions were categorized into Inflammatory, Benign with No Risk, Benign with moderate Risk, Suspicious & Malignant. RESULTS: The Maximum number of cases was in the age group of 18-30 in Benign Breast Lesion. Malignant Breast Lesion was found in the age group of above 41.CONCLUSION: FNAC is minimally invasive,produces speedy results and is inexpensive.


Breast Lesions, Fine Needle Aispiration, Cytology, Fibroadenoma.

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