dyskaryosis


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dyskaryosis

[di‚skar·ē′ō·səs]
(pathology)
Any abnormality of the nuclei of exfoliated cells, without significant change in cell integrity.
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We diagnosed benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with no evidence of malignancy because there were no findings suggesting prostate cancer such as nuclear enlargement and dyskaryosis in the epithelial cells.
With increasing signs of dysplasia, the dyskaryosis increased.
Vaidya had showed that low socio economic status had a definite role in development of dyskaryosis.
There is an increase in the number of mitoses, and dyskaryosis, anisokaryosis, and dyschromatosis are present (figure 3).
Cervical dyskaryosis among women with and without HIV: prevalence and risk factors.
The rate of detection of endocervical cells appears to be a valid and convenient surrogate for the ability to detect dyskaryosis and for adequate smear rates.
A vaginal cytology test by the TCT method showed dyskaryosis with grade III high-grade squamous vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (Fig.
The correlation between grade of dyskaryosis on cervicalsmear, grade of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) on punch biopsy and the final histologic diagnosis on cone biopsies of the cervix.
The cervical epithelial cell abnormalities originate in the squamous or glandular cells and in the Pap smears range from atypia and mild-to-severe dyskaryosis to invasive cancer.
Comparison of the Bethesda and the British Society for Clinical Cytology (BSCC) classification systems for cervical cytology (8) Bethesda classification BSCC classification Negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy Negative Unsatisfactory for evaluation Inadequate Atypical squamous cells of undetermined Borderline significance (ASC-US) nuclear change Atypical squamous cells cannot exclude H-SIL (ASC-H) Atypical endocervical, endometrial or glandular cells (not otherwise specified or specify) Atypical endocervical or glandular cells favour neoplasia Low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (L-SIL) Mild dyskaryosis High-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (H-SIL) Moderate dyskaryosis Severe dyskaryosis Squamous cell carcinoma Severe dyskaryosis ?
She went on:"With the modern techniques and approaches we use today, HPV triage looks very promising for women whose cytology results indicate borderline changes and mild dyskaryosis (abnormality).