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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Typically 3 days : That is minimally 3 days usually.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Cytology: Is the study of cells, where they came from, how they work, how they go wrong, etc.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Normal: ENDOCX means that there are endocervical cells present (cells from inside the cervix) which is what you want present on the thin prep. SQ MET CELLS a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose J Monsivais
49 years experience in Hand Surgery
For Diagnosis: Depending on the location, the primary cause may need to be investigated, malignancies can be detected, metabolic or infectios diseases, parasitic inf ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Cancer cells: It looks for evidence of cancer cells, usually to make the diagnosis of bladder cancer.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Cook
Dr. Seth Cook answered
25 years experience in Pathology
It is not specific.: It may indicate a malignancy in the urinary tract however these changes can also be observed with infections and inflammatory reactions. Please follow ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
19 years experience in General Surgery
Cytology : It depends on the pathology lab. Generally 4-5 working days unless they have to send it out to a larger lab. In those instances it can take a 7 or m ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pretty much: Accurate histopathologic evaluation of lymphomas requires a tissue biopsy, preferably an intact lymph node. Fnas suggesting the presence of a lymphoma ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: In short, yes, pneumonia can cause abnormal cells to show up on a sputum cytology- typically we see bacteria or fungus, both possible causes of the pn ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience in Urology
No: The key finding that would be concerning would be the presence of abnormal or malignant urothelial cells. Normal urothelial cells or squamous cells a ... Read More

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