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Atrophic  endometrium

This article was reviewed by Adnan Karavelic, MD FRCPC on December 7, 2018 Quick facts: Atrophic endometrium is a non-cancerous change that occurs in the tissue lining the inside of the uterus. Atrophic endometrial tissue is smaller than normal endometrial tissue and has lost some of its function. Atrophic endometrium is a common finding in …
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Atypical glandular cells (AGS)

This article was last reviewed by Adnan Karavelic, MD FRCPC on December 24, 2019 Quick facts: Atypical glandular cells means that abnormal cells were seen on your Pap smear. It is a description and not a final diagnosis. Causes include cancer, infection, inflammation, pregnancy, or previous radiation to the cervix or endometrium. Atypical glandular cells is …
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Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASC-US)

This article was last reviewed by Adnan Karavelic, MD FRCPC on September 16, 2019 Quick facts: ASC-US is a diagnosis that falls in between normal and the non-cancerous condition called low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL). Causes of ASC-US include human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, inflammation of the cervix, postmenopausal status, and prior radiation therapy. A …
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