1972 年 11 巻 2 号 p. 192-199
Aspiration smear of lymph node has been an important method to study of lymphadenopathies. Theprocedure is simpl and of great value for diagnosisof metastatic cancer and sarcoma in lymph node, malignant lymphoma, inflammation of lymph nodeand reticulosis etc.
The technique of aspiration smear is used theapparatus consisting of an 22 gauge needle attachedto a 10ml record syringe (Franzén's method modification). No anesthesia is used. Smear are stained May-Grünwald-Giemsa, PAS and Papanicolaou's method.
The cytological findings in lymph node smear arepresented. Cytological comparisons between primarylesion and lymph node metastasis in cancer casesare studied.
A lymph node aspiration may bl repeated at interval furnishing a guide to the effect of treatment, and used rapid diagnosis during operation and diagnosis of primary lesion in malignant tumor.