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Cervix-Cytology

Carcinoma

Microinvasive squamous cell carcinoma


Reviewer: Marilin Rosa, M.D., University of Florida (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 30 May 2011, last major update May 2011
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Definition
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● Histologic criteria for microinvasion is based on depth of stromal invasion; ranges in the literature from 3 to 5 mm
● Usually not recognized on cytology

Differential Diagnosis
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● Endocervical brush sampling of SIL (Diagn Cytopathol 1992;8:18)

End of Cervix-cytology > Carcinoma > Microinvasive squamous cell carcinoma


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