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What are benign squamous cells?

What are benign squamous cells?

Good News: Benign for all intensive purposes means that its not something bad. Squamous epithelium is a type of cell that lines a body cavity or internal organ...For example, the inside of your mouth. ...Read more

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What is a benign squamous keratosis?

What is a benign squamous keratosis?

It is: A benign (harmless) skin lesion usually thought to be associated with aging (skin damage) and sun exposure.
(Often called "brown spots")

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy 24 years ago, and had my first pap in 18 years, the results were: Benign squamous mucosa with endosalpingiosis?

I had a hysterectomy 24 years ago, and had my first pap in 18 years, the results were: Benign squamous mucosa with endosalpingiosis?

Talk to your MD: You need to talk to your GYN MD about the pap smear results. The benign squamous mucosa is consistent with the upper vaginal wall. The Endosalpingiosis suggests a portion of a Fallopian tube is "trapped" in the vaginal cuff and may produce future vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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Cytology report says : Benign squamous cells with leukocytes. No dyskaryosis seen. What does this mean? Is it necessary to take vaccination?

Cytology report says : Benign squamous cells with leukocytes. No dyskaryosis seen. What does this mean? Is it necessary to take vaccination?

Normal cytology: The findings you have reported mean that the cells examined under the microscope were normal. If you are referring the the HPV vaccine, you are older than the recommended age group for administration unless you have never had sex. Discuss the vaccine with your doctor for clarification. ...Read more

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What causes a benign keratotic squamous pappilloma to the back?

What causes a benign keratotic squamous pappilloma to the back?

Papilloma: Keratotic skin lesions are often related to Sun exposure, but papillomas are often seen in nonsunexposed areas of the skin. A dermatologist may be better qualified to answer your question, however. ...Read more

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Benign endocervical tissue showing immature squamous metaplasia, what is that?

Benign endocervical tissue showing immature squamous metaplasia, what is that?

Ask yiour Gynecologi: The doctor who did the test can explain it better. But basically the test is looking for cancer cells which your report says you do not have at the present time. But continue to follow with annual pap tests so that this abnormalityy (minimal abnormality) resolves or gets monitored for any worsening. It is all a very slow process, not of any immediate concern but not always predictable. ...Read more

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Hi Doctor, what it means small fragment of squamous cells with dysplasia, benign endocervical cells present. Thanks?

Hi Doctor, what it means small fragment of squamous cells with dysplasia, benign endocervical cells present. Thanks?

Pap: You need to have your pap test repeated in 3 months to see if has reverted to normal, by in itself cells with dysplasia only means that you may have had a past infection or may have HPV ...Read more

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Pap result: mild inflam. Background, superficial & intermed. Squamous cells w/ benign endocervical cells; history of 2 irreg. Paps. Colposcopy needed?

Pap result: mild inflam. Background, superficial & intermed. Squamous cells w/ benign endocervical cells; history of 2 irreg. Paps. Colposcopy needed?

No: If read accurately, your Pap smear indicates an inflammatory or infectious process - not a premalignant one. Colposcopy is not indicated now but you need to be checked to see what is causing the inflammation...clear the inflammation...repeat the pap...and only then have a colposcopy if the Pap smear shows premalignant cells. You could also be tested for high-risk HPV. ...Read more

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I just got my cervical biopsy results and was wondering what does unremarkable squamous mucosa mean? Benign endocervical tissue.

No tumor: The information you provided means that there is no need for any concern. Your tissues were normal.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Biopsy:Cervical squamous mucosa w/ reactive epithelial changes and hyperkeratosis. Endocerv. Curetting:benign endocerv. Tissue. Can you help understand?

Biopsy:Cervical squamous mucosa w/ reactive epithelial changes and hyperkeratosis. Endocerv. Curetting:benign endocerv. Tissue. Can you help understand?

Doctor Speak: There is nothing scary in those results. "Benign endocervical tissue" means there is normal, non-cancerous tissue from the endocervix. "Cervical Squamous mucosa" is simply normal skin from the outer cervix. "Reactive epithelial changes" mean that they see evidence of a reaction by the skin to irritation or injury. Hyperkeratosis is an increased amount of keratin in the skin. ...Read more

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I was Diagnosed with Severe Dysplasia (CIN3)involving ectocervical squamous mucosa and fragments of benign endocervical glandular epithelium.?

Cervical Cancer: CIN3 is a high risk precursor to cervical cancer and needs to be treated and followed up. Local procedures like LEEP or cone biopsy are important to exclude possible occult invasion. Follow-up following those with visual exam, pap and HPV testing to exclude recurrence or residual are vital. Visual exam to exclude HPV disease of vagina or vulva are also important. ...Read more

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Doctor, what can you say about these results? A) acute on chronic cervicitis w/ squamous methaplasia. B) benign endocervical glands. Is it cancerous?

Doctor, what can you say about these results? A) acute on chronic cervicitis w/ squamous methaplasia. B) benign endocervical glands. Is it cancerous?

Not cancer: These results of your pap test indicate you have a cervical infection and a cellular reaction to it, not cancer. This should be easily treated. ...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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What's squamous metaplasia?

What's squamous metaplasia?

Benign / worrisome: Usually this is a pap smear finding. Metaplasia is replacement of a normal mature tissue type with another normal mature tissue type, in the cervix the columnar epithelium in the endocervix replaced by a squamous type. It is usually caused by the hpv virus and depending on the strain may present a slightly increased risk for progression toward something that is actually dangerous. ...Read more

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What are metaplastic squamous cells?

What are metaplastic squamous cells?

May be abnormal cell: It is a term used by Pathologists to imply that your cells are somewhat deranged and not entirely normal. Sometimes this means that such cells can deteriorate further and may become cancerous. So it requires close monitoring. ...Read more

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What is "atypical squamous metaplasia"?

What is "atypical squamous metaplasia"?

Abnormal cells: These are abnormal cells but they are not cancerous at present. So you need it rechecked as instructed by your doctor as there may be increased risk of developing cancer in this location in the future. ...Read more

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What are squamous and endocervical cells?

Cervical canal linin: Cervical canal lining cells or transformation zone, the most sensitive for human papilloma virus infection changes. So it is necessary to see them on pap smear to evaluate adequacy of pap smear and presence or absence of any dysplastic changes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: squamous cell?

What is the definition or description of: squamous cell?

Squamous: Describes the tile like architecture of cells; however, their behavior is deranged, nuclei irregualrly enlarged and do not respect boundaries. ...Read more

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What is squamous epithelial cells mean, please in short aswer :)?

What is squamous epithelial cells mean, please in short aswer :)?

Squamous: Iy is a histological discription of certain cells- how they look under the microscope ...Read more

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What is a squamous papolomis in the esophogus? Could it be a bad thing?

What is a squamous papolomis in the esophogus? Could it be a bad thing?

Benign: If diagnosed microscopically to ensure no atypia or evidence of malignancy, squamous papillomas are generally a benign finding. They can be caused by irritation or related to HPV. Excision is the normal treatment and they do not tend to recur. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is keratinized squamous epithelium?

What is keratinized squamous epithelium?

Normal skin: Although stratified squamous keratinized epithelium covers the entire surface of the body, but hair, makes the basic tissue structure harder to see. If we just want to look at stratified squamous keratinized epithelium, we look at skin from one of the few areas of the body that does not have hair EG palms www. Austincc. Edu/histologyhelp/tissues/tg_stra_sq_ker_e ...Read more

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What happens if a squamous cancer goes untreated?

What happens if a squamous cancer goes untreated?

Various developments: If lesion small and cutaneous, then lesion will grow, ulcerate and scab over. If aggressive skin lesion on face or chest wall such lesions rapidly metastasize to region nodes such as those of parotid or axilla and then require radical node dissection. Have seen cases where a chest wall lesion metastatic to axilla required amputation secondary to major vessel involvement. ...Read more

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What causes squamous metaplasia in the cervix?

What causes squamous metaplasia in the cervix?

Cause is not importa: If you have this problem, your gynecologist will advise you what to do. It is nothing serious. Just have a follow up test (? Pap) as advised. It will probably be gone by next time. It does not get any worse. So quit worrying. ...Read more

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What is squamous vulvar mucosa without dysplagia?

What is squamous vulvar mucosa without dysplagia?

Normal tissue: The vulva (the entrance to the vagina) is covered with a type of tissue of squamous cells.
No dysplasia means that there are no changes there that might indicates something of concern like cancer ...Read more

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What is squamous papillomatosis on the vulva?

What is squamous papillomatosis on the vulva?

Vulvar variant: Vulvar papillomatosis is a now considered a normal variant of vulvar anatomy. They are small projections at the base of the vagina above the anus. Sometimes they have an appearance that can be confused with genital warts. A skilled examiner or a vulvar biopsy can confirm the diagnosis. Treatment is generally not needed unless itching and irritation is a problem. ...Read more

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Endocervical and/or squamous metaplastic cells?

Endocervical and/or squamous metaplastic cells?

Pathologist speak: This simply means that when the pathologist reviewed your pap smear it contained either normal cells from the inside of the cervical opening or cells that were not microscopically different in appearance from cervical cells. ...Read more

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What do abnormal squamous cells in urinalysis mean?

What do abnormal squamous cells in urinalysis mean?

Several things: Having an abnormal urilnalysis can result from several factors. Things such as infection, bladder stones, catheterization (especially prolonged urinary catheterization), and malignancy can be possible causes. If this was detected, a urological evaluation should be sought to include a cystoscopy (placement of a telescope into the bladder to visualize the bladder). ...Read more