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1

def

a procedure in which a thin needle is used to draw cells or fluid from a lump or mass under the skin

2

indications

1 cysts
2 nodules or masses
3 enlarged lymph nodes

3

complications

1 bleeding
2 soreness
3 infection

4

where on the body do fine needle aspirations commonly occur

1 breast
2 thyroid glands
3 lymph nodes in the neck, groin or armpit