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Cervix
Premalignant / preinvasive lesions
Atypical squamous lesion of cervix

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 2 October 2013, last major update October 2013
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General
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Features suggesting reactive or neoplastic
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Features suggestive of neoplasia (5 or more) vs. reactive (0-2) are:
Reactive changes are present in 2-3% of cervical smears, and include:

Micro images
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Normal architecture and polarity

Prominent nucleoli

End of Cervix > Premalignant / preinvasive lesions > Atypical squamous lesion of cervix


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