NCI Bethesda System 2001 logo American Society of Cytopathology logo
 Main Page 
 Search By:
   Atlas Chapter 
   Atlas Figure # 
   Terminology Table 
   Keyword 
   Preparation Type 
   BIRP Images 
 Self-Test 
 Acknowledgments 
 Links 
 Feedback 

[Back to Listing]
Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
Histology

Magnification:
High

Interpretation:
HSIL

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Histologic section demonstrating "full thickness" involvement of the epithelium by dysplastic cells without significant maturation. Note mitoses in upper third of the epithelium and apoptotic bodies.

Explanatory Notes:
Histologic appearance of CIN 3 (severe dysplasia/ carcinoma in situ), apoptosis.


See Also: thumbnail for figure DS-40.jpg
[Back to Listing]
Definitions of terms used in this site