A 36-year-old female asked:
Pap was ascus/hpv+. can you interpret colp result? histologic sections show minute superficial strips of ectocervical squamous epithelium and endocervical glandular epithelium. one of these fragments shows acute inflammation and reactive changes?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfieldanswered
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
This is a normal sounding biopsy; most important, apparently it shows no cancer or pre-cancerous cellular changes. But you need to discuss the results with your doctor. Good luck.
Reviewed Feb 13, 2023
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
There is no cancer, not even pre-cancer. Do get regular PAPs as advised by your doctor.
Answered Feb 13, 2023
Last updated Feb 13, 2023
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