Monophasic Synovial Sarcoma Diagnosed on FNAC

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Monophasic Synovial Sarcoma Diagnosed on FNAC

Ambreen Moatasim and Anwar Ul Haque
Department of Pathology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad.

Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) has found great grounds in various areas to provide accurate, rapid, painless and inexpensive mode of rendering early diagnosis. Its marriage with imaging
technologies had broadened and widened its horizons which are now virtually limitless. Bone and Soft tissue tumors are quite suitable for diagnosis by FNAC. Not only common but rare tumors can be easily diagnosed by FNAC. Synovial sarcoma is a well defined clinical
and morphological entity. It is so named because of its resemblance to developing synovial tissue under light microscope.


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