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hi, can you please tell me what this means? it is from a throat biopsy of a smoker mild squamous dysplasia with hyperkeratosis and parakeratosis

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Dr. Mohammad Khan
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Abnormal cells: it means cells of that area were abnormal and had excess amount of keratin ( a substance present in the cells during the process of maturation) This is not cancer but it may become cancer in future

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Last updated Dec 5, 2014

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