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HSIL

Saturday 12 January 2019

The cells of HSIL have a high N/C ratio with smaller cell size than found in LSIL. They are hyperchromatic and have irregular nuclear contours. HSIL does not typically show koilocytic change on cytology.

Images

- HSIL

- H-SIL cells with "line of ants" appearance

Synopsis

- cluster of cells with increased N/C
- irregular nuclear contours
- coarse clumped chromatin

See also

- cervical cytology