Case report of patient with neck mass diagnosed as syphilitic lymphadenitis via fine needle aspiration biopsy

David W. Jang, Alifia Khan, Eric M. Genden, Maoxin Wu

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Abstract

Objectives: To describe a rare case of syphilitic lymphadenitis diagnosed via fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB). To review the pitfalls associated with the diagnosis of syphilitic lymphadenitis. Methods: The patient's medical records were reviewed. The pertinent history, clinical course, and results of ancillary studies are presented. Results: FNAB with silver staining is an effective, noninvasive way to confirm the diagnosis of syphilitic lymphadenitis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S10
JournalLaryngoscope
Volume119
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

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