Hyperchromatic crowded groups in cervical cytology - Differing appearances and interpretations in conventional and ThinPrep preparations: A study from the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Diagnostic Errors
  • Societies, Medical
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
  • Vaginal Smears

abstract

  • Hyperchromatic crowded groups of cells are a source of difficulty in challenging HSIL cases for both conventional smears and ThinPrep specimens. In conventional smears, these groups are more likely to be labeled as a squamous lesion, owing to their elongate and large nuclei. In ThinPrep specimens, however, these groups are more likely to be labeled as glandular lesions, owing to their smooth contoured borders and small nuclei.

publication date

  • March 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 16519560

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 332

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 130

number

  • 3