• Users Online: 824
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 371-372

Metastatic melanocarcinoma – Cytomorphological patterns


Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University), Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Reetika Garg
Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University), Sawangi (M), Wardha - 442 001, Maharashtra
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jdmimsu.jdmimsu_159_19

Rights and Permissions

Introduction: The cytodiagnosis of melanocarcinoma achieved on Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology is cytomorphologically dicey at metastatic site. This is due to various morphologies achieved by melanocarcinoma as observed in histopathological examination. Therefore, it becomes imperative for cytopathologist to know about cytomorphological patterns observed at the diagnosis of melanocarcinoma. More so when melanocarcinoma is amelanotic and the clinical evidence of primary melanocarcinoma in the skin and other places is absent. Aim and Objectives: The present poster describes the experience with the cytomorphological patterns and diagnosis of melanocarcinoma, where the clinical evidence of presence of growth of melanocarcinoma in skin at any body site was absent. Materials and Methods: Fine needle aspiration done in 15 cases from metastatic sites, slides prepared were processed conventionaly. Result and Conclusion: It was observed that the certain cytomorphological features and typified cytomorphological arrangements in the presence of melanin containing cells or even amelanotic cells is enough characterizing melanocarcinoma which is described in the poster.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed190    
    Printed28    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded16    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal