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Rare Transitional Epi Cells
Gyn cytology report reads "rare hyperchromatic groups of atypical cells". Does rare in this case mean "few" or a rare group i.e. a rare cancer?
Normal blood count with blood smear leukocyte; particles of toxic granulation, atypical cells lenfomo nuclear, one cell view of downey. Male, 58 ?
Typical cell: This is a typical cell type (both the lymphocytes with toxic granulation and the Downey cell, which similar is a lymphocyte with features consistent with activation). These occur in the context of infection or stress when the lymphocytes are receiving "danger" signals. Can't comment conclusively without knowing more about the clinical situation, but not likely something that needs follow up. ...Read more
Invasive non keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma tongue showing nests of malignant squamous cells grade 3 prognosis?
Can be cured: If no nodes palpable and lesion localized, RT chemo can reduce size and position site for curative resection. Partial glossectomy after initial therapy. If larger and not responsive to chemo, Ive used hight dose MTX with citrovorum factor over 12 hrs. Most effective in presence of nodal disease Basic chemo is Platinum/Taxol + RT ...Read more
Endocervix exhibiting papillary hyperplasia with severe lymphoplasmatic infiltrate in the stroma.No transformation zone.what does this mean.
Pathology report: You have to go over the details with your doc. The most important word was the last word that you typed which said that the lesion was BENIGN. Not malignant. That is the key but go over it with your doc. ...Read more
In fine needle biopsy cancer cells r seen in group & single.benign ductal cells also seen.conclusion is carcinoma of breast.but y benign cells r seen?
Does monoclonal b-cell lymphocytosis make the patient more vulnerable to infections, e.G., hypostatic pneumonia? Is monoclonal b-cell lymphocytosis capable of transforming into acute leukemia?
No infections in MBL: The definition of mbl is an elevated lymphocyte count with a lack of symptoms or complications. It can transform into cll (chronic lymphocytic leukemia), in which low immunoglobulins and the abnormal b lymphocytes can indeed cause increased infections. Neither of these has been associated with transformation to acute leukemia, although cll can become an aggressive lymphoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Placental site nodules with intermediate trophoblastic cells showing significant cytologic atypia.Not uncommon. Is this common with retained placenta?
Pathology report?: If that is your pathology report from the removal of tissue at a d ;c? If yes, than commonly seen. ...Read more
L Nipple single duct discharge. Cytology report no malignant cells seen mostly proteinaceous material; rare foam cells and leukocytes present. ??
Review with your MD: Usually, when one aspirates a thyroid cyst one may see "rare epithelioid giant cells". Most simple cysts of the thyroid are benign. However, fine needle aspirate of cystic papillary thyroid carcinoma may also show this feature and may lack diagnostic cells. So, additional information is needed to interpret the cytology report. ...Read more
Counting 500 cells manually in an bone marrow aspiration there are 14 percent plasma cells what does this mean?
Plasma cell cancers: Normal bone marrow has 10% could suggest plasma cell cancers. Definitive diagnosis, however, should be interpreted in the context of other data such as immunofixation. Smoldering multiple myeloma has >10% plasma cells (malignant cells) in BM without end organ damage. Amyloidosis and some lymphoma can also have elevated plasma cells in BM. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can embryonic stem cell be preserved the same way as cord blood stem cell? Possible to retrieve single stem cell clinically in IVF w/o harming embryo?
No: Technology not currently developed to support this strategy. ...Read more
It can: Esophageal cancer is very serious, and is a difficult cancer to treat. For your type, there's debate about the best treatment strategy (surgery vs chemoradiation vs all 3). Your specific prognosis will depend on the stage of disease, but esophagus cancer is always quite serious. Best of luck to you. ...Read more
What mean of pap smear test?Superficial, intermediate squamous cell ,metaplastic and endocervical cell seen..Many cell with kilocytic atypia seen.
Pap/ HPV reflex to hpv16/18 with ct/cg show endocervical , glandular or metaplastic cells/ or parabasal cells present. Is this simply inflammation?
In reality, this is: All what you have to do if having history of HPV is doing PAP smear more diligent and vigilant than those without HPV since there is nothing could be done with the past, in attesting: Life is a constant changing and adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living for survival, growth, & continuation from inception to eternity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mesothelioma biopsy says 'portions of fibrous tissue infiltrated by malignant cells forming nests. tumor cells +'ve for CK7 and calretinin. prognosis?
Marker not prognosis: CK7 and calretinin are used to verify that the tumor is mesothelial in origin (versus adenocarcinoma of the lung). It does not provide information about prognosis. Factors associated with pleural mesothelioma prognosis include: functional status, blood counts, histology (epithelial best vs fibrosarcomatous poorest), and tumor size (degree of involvement of pleural cavity). Several new trials. ...Read more
Mutations: Several of the known mutations that contribute to the malignant phenotype work by opposing the normal mechanisms of apoptosis. The discovery of bcl2 mutations driving lymphoma was the first of many. Here's a now-classic paper http://carcin.Oxfordjournals.Org/content/21/3/485.Full. ...Read more
Report of biopsy reads (in part):invasive ductal carcinoma with 'focal squamous differentiation' does this mean in fact there are squamous cells pres?
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