PART TWO
Diagnostic Cytology
Fig. 19.17 Cell block of pleural effusion containing a fragment of skin
detached by the thoracentesis needle (H&E x LP).
Fig. 19.18 Cell block of pleural effusion containing cells of stratified
squamous epithelium, which entered the pleural cavity through an
esophagopleural fistula (H&E x MP).
Fig. 19.19 Cell block of pleural effusion containing intercostal skeletal
muscle detached by the thoracentesis needle (H&E x MP).
Fig. 19.20
■ pericardial effusion containing a fragment of costal
cartilage detached by the pericardiocentesis needle (H&E x LP).
Fig. 19.21 Cell block of pleural effusion containing colonies of cocci in a
background of inflammatory cells, evidence of bacterial pleuritis (H&E x HP).
Fig. 19.22 Cell block of pleural effusion containing a fragment of
subcutaneum detached by the thoracentesis needle; it contains a sweat
gland (H&E x MP).
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