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Endocervical cell mean what?

Endocervical cell mean what?

Lining of cervix: The uterine cervix is lined by squamous epithelium on the outside, but the canal of the cervix is lined by columnar cells and these cells are called endocervical cells. See this site for more info.
http://www. Health. Gov. Au/internet/screening/publishing. Nsf/content/results. ...Read more

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Benign endocervical tissue can get cured?

Benign endocervical tissue can get cured?

Should not: Benign endocervical cells on pap smear should not be cured. ...Read more

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Can a virgin undergo an endocervical swab?

Yes: It should not be a problem inserting a speculum and take a sample from the cervix at all. ...Read more

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What is Reactive endocervical cells please?

What is Reactive endocervical cells please?

Pap terminology: Reactive endocervical cells is a benign finding often seen on pap smear results. It refers to cells that undergoing reparative changes. ...Read more

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What does missing endocervical component mean?

Depends: The endocervix is the inside of your cervix and has a different cell type than the outside of your cervix. Usually a pap smear that is done in a woman with a cervix will have an endocervical component meaning that the cells inside the cervix were also sampled. This is an indicator that a good sample was obtained. Usually if the pap smear was in adequate and needed to be repeated the pathologist would have stated that on the report. ...Read more

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What does endocervical component present means?

What does endocervical component present means?

Satisfact for exam: Endocervical cells present transformation zone - area where human papilloma virus neoplastic changes occur. ...Read more

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Endocervical cells are present. What does this mean?

Satisfactory for eva: Pap smear is satisfactory for evaluation- presence of endocervical /transformation zone component. Transformation zone is sensitive for human papilloma virus. ...Read more

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What does this mean, endocervical component is present?

What does this mean, endocervical component is present?

The cells you want: Whenever we do a pap smear.. In a woman who still has a cervix we want to make sure we obtain cells from the cervical canal. This is the cytologist way of letting us know we we're in the right area. ...Read more

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What can I do when intermediate and superficial cell is seen in endocervical.

These are benign...: "intermediate and superficial squamous cells" are normal cells from the ectocervix (outer cervix). These cells are not premalignant or malignant. If you underwent an endocervical biopsy / curettage, and only intemediate and superficial cells were seen, then the biopsy may not have obtained the lining of the interior portion of the cervix, and you might need additional sampling. Ask your doc. ...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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Does endocervical cell mean it's cancerous?

No: An endocervical cell is normal and comes from just inside the cervical opening (also called os). ...Read more

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Does endocervical component mean endometriosis?

Does endocervical component mean endometriosis?

No: That generally is a technical detail of a papsmear which just means that part of the inside of the cervix was sampled. Not related to endometriosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have benign endocervical glandular ephithelium?

What does it mean when you have benign endocervical glandular ephithelium?

Normal: This means the lining of your endocervical canal in normal. The cervix has an ectocervix which is exposed to the vagina and an endocervix which continues upwards in to the uterus where it is then called the uterine cavity. ...Read more

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What to do if I had an endocervical biopsy, has any one that explain it's result?

What to do if I had an endocervical biopsy, has any one that explain it's result?

It is a test: For endometrial cancer and they should have explained that to you when you signed the consent for the test. Your doc should give you the results when it comes back from pathology. It might take a week or so ...Read more

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I feel one dise of the endocervical canal harder than the other side feel soft is this is normal?

Not sure: It is not possible to feel your endocervical canal by yourself. So I'm not sure how you would know if one Side feels more firm than another. If concern, best to see your GYN provider for examination. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have very rare benign minute fragments of endocervical glandular tissue?

What does it mean if you have very rare benign minute fragments of endocervical glandular tissue?

Endocervical/tissue: A "pap smear" may contain some tissue from the canal leading to the womb (endocervical canal) which grows out over the surface of the cervix and is seen on the pap smear. With a "D&C" some fragments of endocervial glandular tissue will be seen on pathologic diagnostic microscopic exam. This tissue was benign, therefore nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Satisfactory for evaluation. Endocervical cells are present Reactive cellular changes associated with inflammation?

Satisfactory for evaluation. Endocervical cells are present Reactive cellular changes associated with inflammation?

Irritated Cervix: "Satisfactory for evaluation Endocervical cells are present" means that it was a good sample and contains the proper cells for evaluation. "Reactive cellular changes associated with inflammation" means that inflammation is present. Cervical inflammation can result from simple irritation or an infection on the cervix. It doesn't mean there is any cancer or pre-cancer there. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does this mean my margins are clean: note: the lesion extends to the endocervical margin. Ki67 and p16 immunostains were done?

Does this mean my margins are clean: note: the lesion extends to the endocervical margin. Ki67 and p16 immunostains were done?

Maybe not: According to this report, the lesion that was removed from your cervix extended up to the margin of the endocervix (the part of the cervix that can't be seen, higher up). This is usually followed by a repeat pap smear with an endocervical biopsy a few months after the procedure you just had. How soon depends upon the severity of the lesion. ...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 does endocervical cells present on a pap result mean?

Satisfact for exam: Endocervical cells on pap smear means the smear is satisfactory for evaluation. Endocervical cells present transformation zone - area where neoplastic changes started under influence of human papilloma virus.
Thank you for question. ...Read more

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Reactive endocervical cells present - cancer present or not?

Reactive endocervical cells present - cancer present or not?

Bx cervix: Reactive cells defined on Pap and probably not on bx-colcoscopy. Pap smear stain only indicates cell type based on shape and as such has a 40% error. Monoclonals specific to cervix Ca being planned for clnical trials. It picks up presence of squamous Ca protein only found in normal cells expressing the protein. When available this test will be 100% accurate and suggest when Ca is developing. ...Read more

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What does endocervical and or squamous metaplastic cells are present mean?

Adequate smear: If your smear reveal endocervical and squamous cells, it means your smear is satisfactory for evaluation, adequate to rule out human papilloma virus changes, to rule out high or low grade intraepithelial neoplasia. ...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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What does endocervical and / or squamous metaplastic cells (endocervical component) are present mean?

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