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
Rates of regression among patients with HGSILs and LGSILs were statistically significant.
Moderate dysplasia, severe dysplasia, and carcinoma in situ are included in HGSIL (Figure 7).
See and Treat" Cytologic Findings ELECTZ Histologic Findings Atypia, n LGSIL, n HGSIL, n
This approach is consistent with recommendations that the grade of cytologic abnormality be used to guide patient management decisions; ie, use repeat cervical smear to follow LGSIL and use colposcopy with biopsy for HGSIL.