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



Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Severely dysplastic cells on the left display a high nuclear to cytoplasmic ratio and irregular nuclear membranes. Moderately dysplastic cells on the right have similar nuclei and more cytoplasm.

Explanatory Notes:
Note the nuclear membrane irregularities and abnormally distributed chromatin. In liquid based preparations, hyperchromasia may not be as prominent as in conventional smears.

Bethesda Interobserver Reproducibility Data:
NILM: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy # people picked NILM: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy 10 2%
Endometrial cells in a woman >= 40 # people picked Endometrial cells in a woman >= 40 0 0%
ASC-US # people picked ASC-US 15 3%
ASC-H # people picked ASC-H 103 18%
LSIL # people picked LSIL 15 3%
HSIL # people picked HSIL 359 61%
Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma # people picked Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma 3 1%
Atypical Endocervical Cells # people picked Atypical Endocervical Cells 40 7%
Atypical Endometrial Cells # people picked Atypical Endometrial Cells 10 2%
Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS), Endocervical # people picked Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS), Endocervical 14 2%
Adenocarcinoma # people picked Adenocarcinoma 17 3%
586 interpretations were submitted.

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