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Monday 8 April 2013

ASCUS : Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance



- intermediate cell with an enlarged nucleus and a homogenous chromatin
- eosinophilic squamous cell with enlarged and hyperchromatic nucleus
- eosinophilic squamous cell with an enlarged nucleus but with pale chromatin
- intermediate cells with an enlarged nucleus and a chromatin slightly denser
- squamous cell with eosinophilic cytoplasm and an enlarged nucleus and a non densified chromatin
- intermediate squamous cell with an enlarged nucleus and a cytoplasmic clearing
- basophilic squamous cells with enlarged and slightly hyperchromatic nuclei
- eosinophilic squamous cells with enlarged nuclei and cytoplasmic clearing
- intermediate cell with an enlarged, regular nucleus and a homogenous chromatin, surrounded by an ill-defined clear halo
- binucleated eosinophilic cell with a dense, homogenous chromatin
- squamous metaplastic cells from the deep intermediate layers with nuclear enlargement
- superficial eosinophilic cell with enlarged and irregular nucleus
- intermediate cell with a mildly densifiied and an enlarged nucleus with a small perinuclear halo



Differential diagnosis

- CIN 3 Pap/Biopsy Correlation Case by Ed Euthman

See also

- ASC : atypical squamous cells

  • ASC-H : atypical squamous cells cannot exclude HSIL