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British Association for Cytopathology May 2024 Case Study

Metastatic adenocarcinoma in ascitic fluid

Susan Smith Advanced Practitioner Pathlinks Northern Lincs & Goole NHS Trust

Clinical information
  • Female, age 85.
  • Presented with abdominal distension and loss of appetite.
  • History of ischaemic heart disease, chronic kidney disease, type 2 diabetes.
  • No previous history of malignancy.
  • Ascitic fluid drained.