koilocytes

Koilocytes

What are koilocytes? Koilocytes are a type of cell called squamous cells that have been infected by human papillomavirus (HPV). Koilocytes are commonly seen in conditions caused by HPV including low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) and high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL). What do koilocytes look like under the microscope? When examined under the microscope …
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Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) of the vagina

What is low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) of the vagina? Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) of the vagina is a non-cancerous, sexually transmitted disease caused by infection with human papillomavirus (HPV). This condition may affect both women and men. In addition to the vagina, LSIL can also affect the cervix and vulva. In both women …
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