Cervical Cytologic and Histologic Terms @ 2/6/2013

Cervical Cancer
Cervical Cytologic and Histologic Terms

Cytology

ASC-US
    Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance
ASC-H
    Atypical squamous cells–cannot exclude HSIL
LSIL
    Low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion
HSIL
    High-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion
AGC
    Atypical glandular cells
AIS
    Adenocarcinoma in situ

Histology
CIN 1
    Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, grade 1
CIN 2
    Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, grade 2
CIN 3
    Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, grade 3
AIS
    Adenocarcinoma in situ




Diagnostic excisional procedure
    Obtaining a histologic specimen of the transformation zone and endocervical canal by laser or cold-knife conization or loop electrosurgical excision or conization
Endocervical assessment
    Evaluating the endocervical canal for neoplasia by colposcopy or endocervical sampling
Endocervical sampling
    Obtaining a cytologic sample with a cytobrush or histologic specimen by a cytobrush or endocervical curette
Endometrial sampling
    Obtaining a specimen for histologic evaluation by endometrial biopsy, dilatation and curettage, or hysteroscopy

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