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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
Conventional

Magnification:
High

Interpretation:
HSIL

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Unequivocal nuclear "dysplastic" changes are present in these relatively small squamous cells. The nuclear to cytoplasmic ratio suggests moderate dysplasia (CIN2).

Explanatory Notes:
For mild dysplasia (LSIL), more abundant and mature cytoplasm and a lower N/C ratio is expected. In this case chromatin changes suggest HSIL; however the N/C ratio is on the low end for HSIL.


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