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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
ThinPrep/ LBP


Clinical History:
24 year old, routine screening Pap Test


Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Glycogen in squamous cells can give the appearance of "pseudokoilocytosis". Nuclear abnormalities required for an interpretation of ASC-US/ LSIL are absent.

Explanatory Notes:
Glycogen can cause "pseudokoilocytosis". This may be more prominent on ThinPrep.

Bethesda Interobserver Reproducibility Data:
NILM: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy # people picked NILM: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy 459 99%
Endometrial cells in a woman >= 40 # people picked Endometrial cells in a woman >= 40 0 0%
ASC-US # people picked ASC-US 2 0%
ASC-H # people picked ASC-H 0 0%
LSIL # people picked LSIL 2 0%
HSIL # people picked HSIL 0 0%
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 0 0%
Adenocarcinoma # people picked Adenocarcinoma 0 0%
464 interpretations were submitted.

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