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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
Conventional

Magnification:
High

Clinical History:
22 year old female LMP - 4 weeks

Interpretation:
ASC-US

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Cells with perinuclear halos suggestive of HPV associated cellular changes.

Explanatory Notes:
Cells with central cytoplasmic clearing; findings suggest either LSIL (HPV effect) or glycogenation.

Follow-up:
Cervix biopsies and endocervical curettage 6 months ago showed chronic cervicitis and squamous metaplasia

Bethesda Interobserver Reproducibility Data:
NILM: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy # people picked NILM: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy 233 42%
Endometrial cells in a woman >= 40 # people picked Endometrial cells in a woman >= 40 0 0%
ASC-US # people picked ASC-US 194 35%
ASC-H # people picked ASC-H 8 1%
LSIL # people picked LSIL 106 19%
HSIL # people picked HSIL 8 1%
Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma # people picked Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma 0 0%
Atypical Endocervical Cells # people picked Atypical Endocervical Cells 1 0%
Atypical Endometrial Cells # people picked Atypical Endometrial Cells 0 0%
Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS), Endocervical # people picked Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS), Endocervical 1 0%
Adenocarcinoma # people picked Adenocarcinoma 0 0%
 
551 interpretations were submitted.

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