lesion

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lesion

any structural change in a bodily part resulting from injury or disease

lesion

[′lē·zhən]
(biology)
A structural or functional alteration due to injury or disease.
(cell and molecular biology)
A damaged site in a gene, chromosome, or protein molecule.
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Atypical glandular cells AGC Atypical glandular cells not otherwise specified AGC-NOS Adenocarcinoma in situ AIS Atypical squamous cells ASC Atypical squamous cells: cannot exclude high-grade ASC-H Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance ASC-US Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia CIN High-grade squamous epithelial neoplasia HGSIL Human papillomavirus HPV Low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion LGSIL
In contrast, 19 women in the usual-care group had Pap smear diagnoses of HGSIL or AGUS, but follow-up treatment was initiated by only 10 of these women (53%).
Among a subgroup of six patients with HGSIL carcinoma in situ during pregnancy, none of the findings progressed in lesion grade, findings from four patients remained carcinoma in situ, and two regressed to LGSIL.