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Negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy (NILM)

What does the term negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy (NILM) mean? Negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy (NILM) means that no pre-cancerous or cancerous cells were seen in your Pap smear. It is a normal result. How do pathologists make this diagnosis? The diagnosis of NILM is made after a Pap smear of the …
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Proliferative endometrium

What is proliferative endometrium? Proliferative endometrium describes the changes seen in the endometrium during the first half of the menstrual cycle. It is a normal finding in women of reproductive age. What causes proliferative endometrium? The endometrium is a layer of tissue on the inside of the uterus. During the menstrual cycle, the endometrium grows …
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