Only a small fraction of high-grade cervical lesions are discovered after an interpretation of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance when using imager-assisted, liquid-based Papanicolaou tests and the Bethesda 2001 system Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Uterine Cervical Dysplasia
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms

abstract

  • Our data show that we can now more-reliably predict high-grade dysplasia on routine Papanicolaou tests. Only a small fraction of histologically confirmed CIN 2/3 cases are found following a Papanicolaou test diagnosis of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance.

publication date

  • July 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.5858/arpa.2012-0358-OA

PubMed ID

  • 22994456

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 936

end page

  • 41

volume

  • 137

number

  • 7