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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2009 Vol.10 No.8 P.635-638


Liquid-based cytology aids in primary fallopian tube cancer diagnosis

Author(s):  Zhuo REN, Yun-ping ZHANG, Hui-xia YANG, Li-rong ZHU

Affiliation(s):  Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Haidian District Maternal and Child Healthcare Hospital, Beijing 100080, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   lirongzhu16@hotmail.com

Key Words:  Primary fallopian tube carcinoma (PFTC), Liquid-based cytology (LBC), Diagnosis

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Zhuo REN, Yun-ping ZHANG, Hui-xia YANG, Li-rong ZHU. Liquid-based cytology aids in primary fallopian tube cancer diagnosis[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2009, 10(8): 635-638.

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primary fallopian tube carcinoma (PFTC) is a rare malignant carcinoma among all genital tract malignancies. It occurs most commonly in postmenopausal women and is similar to ovarian malignancy historically and clinically. Because of its insidious onset and silent course, the diagnosis is made usually postoperatively. liquid-based cytology (LBC) is a type of method for cervical cancer screening, but sometimes it may aid in making PFTC diagnosis. We report a 47-year-old woman with PFTC, whose diagnosis was made with the aid of LBC.

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