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A 19-year-old female asked:

Had a small surgery for cin2 reults from cervial biopsy, they said in pathology report i had cin3 cells also, what does this mean? very worried, im 19

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Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Higher grade: The pathology results show that the abnormal cervical cells are at a higher grade now. The pathology should also describe the margins. If the margins are beyond the location of the abnormal cells, then the surgery successfully removed the dysplasia. Your doctor will discuss the results and follow up in more detail.
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Dr. Kenneth Hennrick
Pathology 13 years experience
Discuss with OB/GYN: CIN (Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia)-2 and CIN-3 are grades of a precancerous lesion of the cervix. The scale simply goes CIN1, 2, 3, and then invasive cancer. CIN-2 and CIN-3 are often usually lumped together for diagnostic and treatment purposes as high grade intraepithelial lesions. You should discuss your treatment options with an OB/GYN.
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Last updated Aug 29, 2014


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