International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Pathology | India | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018

Sjogrens Syndrome Presenting as Lymphoepithelial Lesion on Cytology: A Case Report

Dr. Dinesh Vyas | Dr. Pankti Haria

Abstract: Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is an important modality in the diagnosis of various salivary gland pathologies. Our patient eighteen year old unmarried female with gradually increasing swelling in parotid & submandibular region since two years and symptoms of dryness of eyes & mouth and was referred for FNAC which revealed lymphoepithelial picture with features suggestive of Sjogrens syndrome. Blood serum analysis found raised titres for auto antibodies like anti Ro-52 (SS-A), anti-La (SS-B) and anti-ANA antibodies, thus, confirming the cytological diagnosis and establishing the importance of FNAC in salivary gland lesions

Keywords: Fine-needle aspiration cytology, salivary glands, Sjogrens syndrome, Lymphoepithelial lesion

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,

Pages: 1567 - 1569

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