Definitions for "Fine Needle Aspirate"
Specimen acquired through insertion of a thin needle into a lesion whereby cells are withdrawn using negative pressure.
an easy, non-invasive, relatively painless procedure and may provide you with some information about the type of tumor you may be dealing with which in turn may help in assisting you with your decision concerning surgical removal of the mass
A procedure in which a needle is inserted into fluid or tissue under local anesthesia to obtain a sample for evaluation.