high grade

Dysplasia in the stomach

What does dysplasia in the stomach mean? Dysplasia in the stomach (gastric dysplasia) is a precancerous change that can turn into a type of stomach cancer called adenocarcinoma over time. Another name for this condition is glandular intraepithelial neoplasia. Where in the stomach does dysplasia start? Dysplasia in the stomach starts from specialized epithelial cells …
Read More »

High grade dysplasia

What does high grade dysplasia mean? High grade dysplasia is an abnormal pattern of growth that can turn into cancer over time. This change is described as “high grade” because the cells look very abnormal when examined under the microscope. Does high grade dysplasia mean cancer? High grade dysplasia does not mean cancer but if …
Read More »

High grade

What does high grade mean? In pathology, high grade is used to describe cells that look very abnormal when examined under the microscope. In order to determine if a group of cells are high grade, pathologists typically compare the abnormal-looking cells to the cells normally found in that part of the body. The term high …
Read More »


What does grade mean? Grade is a word pathologists use to describe the difference between abnormal cells and the normal, healthy cells they have replaced. The most common use for the word grade is to describe the difference between cancer cells and normal, healthy cells. However, pathologists also use this word to describe the changes seen in pre-cancerous and …
Read More »

A+ A A-