A cervix laphámrákja, cervicalis intarepithelialis neoplasia (CIN) és az atípusos laphámsejtek nem meghatározható okból (ASCUS)

Squamous carcinoma of the cervix, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS)

On completion of this section the cytotechnologist should know:

  • The morphological differences between benign and malignant cells
  • The basic histological criteria for diagnosing CIN 1, CIN 2, CIN3
  • The cytological characteristics of squamous epithelial cells shared from a focus of CIN 1t (LSIL), CIN 2(HSIL), CIN 3 (HSIL)
  • The histological and cytological presentation of keratinising and non keratinising squamous carcinoma
  • The definition of ASCUS and the criteria for recognising atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance in cervical smears