Transmucosal endoscopic needle aspiration: Utility in the diagnosis of extrinsic malignant masses of the gastrointestinal tract

Fadi W. Abdul‐Karim, James J. O'Mailia, Ko Pen Wang, David A. Deeds, Peter Yang

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Abstract

Transmucosal endoscopic needle aspiration established the diagnosis in three patients with extrinsic malignant compression of the GI tract. The technique had not been applied previously to the diagnosis of such lesions. Our initial experience shows it to be a safe and effective method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)92-94
Number of pages3
JournalDiagnostic cytopathology
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1991

Keywords

  • Extrinsic GI malignancy
  • Transmucosal endoscopic needle aspiration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Histology

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