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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There is an increase in the number of mitoses, and dyskaryosis, anisokaryosis, and dyschromatosis are present (figure 3).
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.
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).
This study identifies the prevalence and risk factors for cervical dyskaryosis among 200 women with and without HIV in Zimbabwe.
Abnormal findings, including symptoms of mild severity in 10 women and moderate severity in 6 women, developed in 38 women in this study during a follow-up period of 11 years; severe dyskaryosis carcinoma was diagnosed in 1.
Most abnormal smears will show mild dyskaryosis and the only action needed will be to leave well alone and recheck in six months when it is likely that things will be back to normal; if they haven't your doctor will arrange a colposcopy.
Regarding "moderate and severe dyskaryosis," the report indicates that "overall, across all sites, there was no significant increase in the rates of moderate and severe dyskaryosis separately or combined for the six month pilot period when expressed as a percentage of all adequate smears.
In their study, the authors calculated PPV separately for detecting high-grade disease for the group of women having a referral smear with a diagnosis of mild dyskaryosis or a lesser abnormality.
You'll be tested if you're one of the one in 18 or so women whose smear shows either inconclusive changes or mild dyskaryosis (the most minor form of precancerous cell changes, which can sometimes also be known as CIN1).