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Atypical squamous cells, cannot rule out HSIL (ASC-H) of the cervix

What does atypical squamous cells, cannot rule out HSIL (ASC-H) mean? The result atypical squamous cells, cannot rule out HSIL (ASC-H) means that your pathologist saw abnormal-looking squamous cells in your Pap test.  These abnormal cells seen in ASC-H raise the possibility that a more serious pre-cancerous disease called high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) may …
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Atypical

What does atypical mean? Atypical is a word pathologists use to describe cells that look abnormal either in shape, colour, or size compared to normal, healthy cells in the same location. Pathologists may also describe these changes as cytologic atypia. What causes a cell to become atypical? There are many reasons why cells may start to look …
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Atypia

What does atypia mean? Atypia is a word pathologists use to describe cells that look abnormal either in shape, colour, or size compared to normal, healthy cells in the same location. Pathologists may also describe these changes as cytologic atypia or atypical cells. What causes atypia? There are many reasons why this change may develop …
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