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Atlas Interpretation:
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Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Nuclear features of LSIL without cytoplasmic HPV changes.). Nuclear enlargement and hyperchromasia is of sufficient degree for the interpretation of LSIL. HPV associated cytoplasmic changes are not seen in this image.

Explanatory Notes:
Demonstration of HPV cytopathic effect is not necessary for an interpretation of LSIL, if required nuclear changes are present.

Bethesda Interobserver Reproducibility Data:
NILM: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy # people picked NILM: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy 41 7%
Endometrial cells in a woman >= 40 # people picked Endometrial cells in a woman >= 40 0 0%
ASC-US # people picked ASC-US 234 39%
ASC-H # people picked ASC-H 2 0%
LSIL # people picked LSIL 320 53%
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 0 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%
606 interpretations were submitted.

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