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Flashcards in Histopathology and cytopathology lab Deck (4):
1

Recall 4 types of sample that might be sent to histopathology

Biopsies
Resection specimens from surgery
Frozen sections
Post-mortem

2

Recall 2 types of sample that might be sent to cyttopathology

Smears
Fine needle aspirates

3

Recall an advantage of frozen-section diagnosis

Super-fast: 30 mins

4

Recall 3 uses of cytology screening

Cervical screening
FNA
Diagnosis of lung tumours