Fluid Cytology Update


Cytological diagnoses of effusions are of great clinical importance. Microscopic evaluation of body fluid cytology is not always straightforward. The first lecture will be a didactic interactive lecture that includes review the literature, describe the cytomorphological criteria in the diagnosis of reactive/ proliferative mesothelial cells; inflammatory/infectious conditions; and benign and malignant neoplastic tumors in body fluid, with emphasis on how to differentiate the many faces and similarities of reactive mesothelial cells and malignant cells. The second lecture is an interactive presentation of selected benign and malignant cases utilizing virtual slide technology (digital slides), with emphasis on diagnostic pitfalls and the utilization of ancillary testing in selected cases.


1. Recognize the causes of serous effusions and the adequacy criteria in effusion cytology.
2. Recognize the cytomorphological features of the many faces of reactive mesothelial cells in serous effusion.
3. Learn the criteria of various malignancy that can be encountered in serous effusions and avoiding diagnostic pitfalls.
4. Learn the recommended approach to diagnostic cytopathology of serous effusions.

This Course For :

Resident / Fellow
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Pharmacy
Healthcare & Hospital Administration
Health Education
Health Informatics
Public and Community Health
Student / Intern
Medical Education
Nursing and Midwifery
Radiological Technology
Medical Technology
Technicians and Health Assistants


Course Fee

Full Course

115 SR
VAT Included
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Contact Information

Organization : Virtual Medical Academy
Phone : 920008161
Email : [email protected]

115 SR
    VAT Included

  • 08 Aug 2022    To    08 Aug 2022
  • 10:00 AM  To  12:00 PM
  • Certificate Available
  • SCFHS 2 CME hours
  • Online
  • 117
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Fluid Cytology Update