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ascus

[′as·kəs]
(mycology)
An oval or tubular spore sac bearing ascospores in members of the Ascomycetes.
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Current guidelines from the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology consensus conference recommend that ASCUS be followed by repeat cytologic testing, colposcopy, or DNA testing for HPV types.
For example, the mean nuclear dimensions of normal parabasal cells appeared to be higher than nuclear dimensions in some abnormal smears like ASCUS and LSIL.
Normal 20% Inflamatory and reactive 35% Blood smears 5% ASCUS 20% LSIL 17% HSIL 3% FIGURE 2: Predominant features Pap smear Note: Table made from pie chart.
Conclusion: en pacientes con ASCUS se encuentra una prevalencia importante de lesiones preneoplasicas que ameritan estudio colposcopico para impactar la mortalidad por esta patologia.
22) Hence women with LGSIL on Pap smear screening are likely to have a higher probability of progressing to invasive cancer than women with ASCUS results.
about half of those used it for guiding management of ASCUS Pap test results (compared with nearly all of the ob.
The company screened more than 50,000 subjects and enrolled over 3,400 subjects from 47 sites, including more than 1,300 women with ASCUS Pap test results.
6, for ASCUS mean age was 42 and for HSIL mean age was 45, whereas for LSIL mean age were 29.
Referral to colposcopy was triggered by a finding of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) in the conventional arm and by either findings of ASCUS or a positive (at least 1 pg/mL) HPV test in the experimental arm.
Low-grade abnormal cytology also was seen in 10 HPV-negative women (7 with ASCUS and 3 with LSIL), but these lesions all regressed spontaneously.
24) The prevalence of HPV coinfections is 3% among cytologically normal women, 10% among women with ASCUS, 23% among those with LSIL, and 7% among those with HSIL.