PanNET : Cytology
Liver Metastases from Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor: This is a CT-guided FNA of a liver nodule in a 52 y/o with a mass in the tail of pancreas. Final diagnosis: Metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor. The smear is quite cellular and shows a discohesive monomorphic population of cells without apoptosis, necrosis, or nuclear molding. The nuclei are uniform and have stippled chromatin. The cells have moderate to abundant cytoplasm. Image courtesy of: Syed Z. Ali, MD; Director of Cytopathology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; used with permission.