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Few atypical mononuclear and binucleated cells with prominent nucleoli. Tey show moderate pos. Reaction for CD15 and neg. CD3, CD20, CD30, ALK1.Diagnosis?

Few atypical mononuclear and binucleated cells with prominent nucleoli. Tey show moderate pos. Reaction for CD15 and neg. CD3, CD20, CD30, ALK1.Diagnosis?

Hard to give: A definite diagnosis with a sketchy lab result, clinical correlation and more information are needed, ask the doctor who ordered the test ...Read more

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Please interpret pericardium tissue mononuclear infiltrates with rare polymorphnuclear leukocytes & eosinophiles. Hemosiderin-laden macrophages.

Please interpret pericardium tissue mononuclear infiltrates with rare polymorphnuclear leukocytes & eosinophiles. Hemosiderin-laden macrophages.

Not tumor: This is the site of an old bleed and probably infection or physical injury. The key is that there's not tumor found. Any interpretation beyond this without a history would be meaningless. ...Read more

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What do atypical cells mean?

What do atypical cells mean?

Depends: Atypical cells, usually referring to lymphocytes (white blood cells), can be reported on a complete blood count (CBC) test. These can be due to a recent viral infection, or these could be leukemia cells. The clinical picture and the results of the rest of the CBC will help determine if more specialized tests are required to figure out what these atypical cells truly represent. ...Read more

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What can cause atypical cells in a sputum ctyology? They are non cancerous, what could be the other cause?

What can cause atypical cells in a sputum ctyology? They are non cancerous, what could be the other cause?

Possible ca: Cells appearing in the sputum come from tracheobronchial tree or oronasophanyx. The appearance of atypia may mean that such cells are in transition and that with time a malignant phenotype will appear. Follw up with chest films and oral exam needed until symptoms resolve or progress. ...Read more

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What are atypical squamous cells?

What are atypical squamous cells?

Abnormal cells: Squamous cells line the junction on the cervix between the vaginal cells and the endometrial canal cells; pap smear screen for abnormal appearances in these cells as they indicate precursors to cervical cancer. Atypical means abnormal, so atypical squamous cells mean that the cells on the cervix are abnormal, but mildly abnormal, and not abnormal enough to classify as dysplasia. ...Read more

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Does atypical cells mean I already have cnacer cells?

Atypical cells: Atypical cells usually mean the cells appeared to look different under the microscope. However, they don't look like cancer cells. Besides pre-malignant stage, other reasons they look different could be from infection, medication, and chemicals. ...Read more

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What can atypical cells found in urine test indicate?

What can atypical cells found in urine test indicate?

Ask your doctor: The doctor who ordered this test is the best person to guide you. He/she is suspecting something wrong, now that you have something suspicious, further testing
(? Cystoscopy) may be indicated. Atypical cells raise the suspicion of cancer but this is not a totally reliable test. ...Read more

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Can pneumonia cause atypical cells in a sputum cytology?

Can pneumonia cause atypical cells in a sputum cytology?

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 pneumonia. Did your doctor or the report tell you exactly what kind of abnormal cells are present? That can say a lot about the source of the abnormal cells. There are numerous other causes for abnormal cells on cytology so talk to your doc to clarify. ...Read more

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My doctor found atypical cells through a biopsy. Do I need to revisit?

My doctor found atypical cells through a biopsy. Do I need to revisit?

See details: Biopsy of what? You need to speak with the doctor who performed the biopsy and learn what needs to be done next. Atypical cells need to be explained further. ...Read more

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Atypical cells found in urine. Female. If cancer, how likely and what kind could it be?

Atypical cells found in urine. Female. If cancer, how likely and what kind could it be?

Repeat: You will need to repeat the cytology test. If repeat test is positive again- you will need to see a urologist. A ct scan of the pelvic as well as a cystoscopy would likely be done to evaluate your gu system. ...Read more

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Atypical endocervical glandular cells favor neoplasty on recent pap. What does this mean?

Atypical endocervical glandular cells favor neoplasty on recent pap. What does this mean?

This is serious: You have cancer until proved otherwise. I hope you do not. If you do, I hope you caught it awhile it is curable. You must follow up ...Read more

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Epithelial cell abnormalties atypical aglandular cells nos. What does this mean from my pap?

Epithelial cell abnormalties atypical aglandular cells nos. What does this mean from my pap?

Atypical Glandular cells: The cervix has two cell types- squamous, and glandular. Most abnormalities are in the squamous cells, and can often be seen with colposcopy. Glandular abnormalities are usually not visible with a magnifying lens at colposcopy, and so biopsies are needed to rule out cancers. Glandular cancers are related to HPV usually like the squamous ones, so HPV testing can also help. ...Read more

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Please explain pap results: "rare hyperchromatic groups of atypical glandular cells, favor endocervical". What could this mean?

Please explain pap results: "rare hyperchromatic groups of atypical glandular cells, favor endocervical". What could this mean?

Colpo: The cells are appearing atypical. So there is suspicion that there could be precancerous or cancerous cells present. Depending on your HPV status your doc most likely will want you to do a colposcopy. ...Read more