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Figure 3: FNAC with features of borderline leprosy (Case 26). (a) FNAC of thickened right greater auricular nerve showing spindle elements of nerve with multiple well-defined epithelioid cell granuloma surrounded by lymphocytes with giant cell (yellow arrow) (10 x; MGG). (b) Wavy nerve with well-defined epithelioid cell granuloma surrounded by lymphocytes with giant cell (20 x; MGG). (c) Scattered histiocytes (yellow arrow) with several fragmented AFB (L) (red arrow) (100 x; Modified ZN stain). (d) Nerve fragments with necrosis and inflammatory infiltrate (red arrow) (10x; PAP smear)

Figure 3: FNAC with features of borderline leprosy (Case 26). (a) FNAC of thickened right greater auricular nerve showing spindle elements of nerve with multiple well-defined epithelioid cell granuloma surrounded by lymphocytes with giant cell (yellow arrow) (10 x; MGG). (b) Wavy nerve with well-defined epithelioid cell granuloma surrounded by lymphocytes with giant cell (20 x; MGG). (c) Scattered histiocytes (yellow arrow) with several fragmented AFB (L) (red arrow) (100 x; Modified ZN stain). (d) Nerve fragments with necrosis and inflammatory infiltrate (red arrow) (10x; PAP smear)