Atypia / premalignant / preinvasive lesions
Reviewer: Marilin Rosa, M.D., University of Florida (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 7 June 2011, last major update June 2011
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● Chemotherapy is usually associated with a normal cellular pattern
● Also reactive cellular changes, atrophic pattern (Acta Cytol 1999;43:1027)
● Smudged chromatin, only a few atypical cells present
● Nuclear to cytoplasmic ration (N/C ratio) remains low
End of Cervix-cytology > Atypia / premalignant / preinvasive lesions > Chemotherapy effect
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