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Table 3 Summary of preoperative cytological and postoperative pathological diagnosis

From: Intrahepatic biliary mucinous cystic neoplasms: clinicoradiological characteristics and surgical results

Case No./Age/Gender Preoperative FNACa findings Preoperative FNACa diagnosis Postoperative pathological diagnosis
No.2/39/Female N.A. Negative for malignancy Biliary cystadenoma
No.9/49/Female Fibrous tissue with scattered smooth muscle bundlesb Negative for malignancyb Biliary cystadenoma with leiomyomatous mural nodules
No.10/65/Female Columnar/cuboidal cells with eccentric nuclei Atypia Mucinous cystadenoma
No.11/32/Female Lymphocytes and histiocytes Negative for malignancy Mucinous cystadenoma
No.12/49/Female Lymphocytes and histiocytes Negative for malignancy Mucinous cystadenoma
No.19/69/Male Lymphocytes Negative for malignancy Mucinous cystadenoma
No.20/73/Malec Cystic spaces lined by mucinous cuboidal or columnar epithelium with papillary infoldingsb Cystic mucinous neoplasmb Biliary cystadenocarcinoma
No.21/62/Malec Complex glandular structures floating in mucin poolsb Mucinous carcinoma or mucinous cystadenocarcinoma or IPMNd b Biliary cystadenocarcinoma
  1. afine needle aspiration cytology
  2. bcore needle biopsy
  3. cbiliary cystadenocarcinoma
  4. dintraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm