Accuracy of fine needle aspiration biopsy (F. N. A. B)‎ in diagnosis of breast lump

Joint Authors

Abd al-Rahman, Sarab K.
al-Khalidi, Najm Abd Isa
al-Hashimi, Ali S.
al-Diwan, Jawad K.

Source

al-Kindy College Medical Journal

Issue

Vol. 15, Issue 2 (31 Dec. 2019), pp.9-12, 4 p.

Publisher

University of Baghdad al-Kindi College of Medicine

Publication Date

2019-12-31

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

4

Main Topic

Medicine

Abstract EN

Background: Breast cancer is the first one among Iraqi females.

Most of them present later for diagnosis.

Early detection center in tertiary hospital practice uses FNAB for early diagnosis.

Publications on accuracy of this detection are scarce.

Objective: To test the accuracy of FNAB in breast lump diagnosis.

Methods: Diagnostic test accuracy study, on 204 women with breast lump, attending the oncology department in 2017.

Results: Fine-needle aspiration biopsy diagnosis of histologically malignant cases were, malignant in 89 (87.3%), suspicious of malignancy in 5 (4.9%), and benign in 4 (3.9%).

Complete sensitivity was 87.3%, and specificity was 100%, with 12.7% false negative results and no false positive cases.

The accuracy was 94%.

Conclusion: The study confirmed the high figures of accuracy of FNAB.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Abd al-Rahman, Sarab K.& al-Khalidi, Najm Abd Isa& al-Diwan, Jawad K.& al-Hashimi, Ali S.. 2019. Accuracy of fine needle aspiration biopsy (F. N. A. B) in diagnosis of breast lump. al-Kindy College Medical Journal،Vol. 15, no. 2, pp.9-12.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-945797

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Abd al-Rahman, Sarab K.…[et al.]. Accuracy of fine needle aspiration biopsy (F. N. A. B) in diagnosis of breast lump. al-Kindy College Medical Journal Vol. 15, no. 2 (2019), pp.9-12.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-945797

American Medical Association (AMA)

Abd al-Rahman, Sarab K.& al-Khalidi, Najm Abd Isa& al-Diwan, Jawad K.& al-Hashimi, Ali S.. Accuracy of fine needle aspiration biopsy (F. N. A. B) in diagnosis of breast lump. al-Kindy College Medical Journal. 2019. Vol. 15, no. 2, pp.9-12.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-945797

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 11-12

Record ID

BIM-945797