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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 and or squamous metaplastic cells are present mean?

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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What does endocervical and / or squamous metaplastic cells (endocervical component ) are present mean ?

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

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I got an Unsatisfactory smear result. It states that NO Endocervical and Squamous Metaplastic cells seen & poly.neutrophils are present. Help please.

I got an Unsatisfactory smear result. It states that NO Endocervical and Squamous Metaplastic cells seen & poly.neutrophils are present. Help please.

Repeat : Unless you have had a hysterectomy and your cervix was removed, then you just need a repeat pap. The sample that was obtained did not have enough cells present. ...Read more

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What does Endocervical and/or squamous metaplastic cells (endocervical component) are present on a Pap smear mean?

What does Endocervical and/or squamous metaplastic cells (endocervical component) are present on a Pap smear mean?

Not cancer: It represents growth of squamous cells, that are normally on the exposed part of cervix growing into the cervical canal and is not a serious issue. Follow your doctor's advise about repeat PAP tests.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Results of pap smear is normal but endocervical and or squamous metaplastic cells. Endocervical component are present. What does this mean?

Results of pap smear is normal but endocervical and or squamous metaplastic cells. Endocervical component are present. What does this mean?

Slight abnormality: I am sure your gynecologist can help you address your concerns. Metaplastic cells are slightly abnormal but they are not cancerous. So you do not need to worry. Yet you need to continue to have regular pap smear testing as advised by your gynecologist and follow up on this abnormality which is likely to resolve with time. ...Read more

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My pap smear said normal, but what does this mean "Endocervical Component/Squamous Metaplastic Cells from Transformation Zone are Present."?

Good: That means that the pap smear tested the area between the ecto- and endo-cervix, the "transformation zone". This is the zone where abnormal cells tend to arise, so the fact that this pap smear captured cells from that area is perfect, that's just the area that doctor was hoping to analyze. Metaplastic cells are not cancer, and are benign, so this is a benign result. HOpe that helps! ...Read more

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If pap smear is abnormal, atypical squamous cells of undetermined endocervical/squamous metaplastic cells are present. + HPV is positive. I worry?

If pap smear is abnormal, atypical squamous cells of undetermined endocervical/squamous metaplastic cells are present. + HPV is positive. I worry?

Probably not: This is a common finding on a pap smear and is slightly abnormal. It is not likely to be anything dangerous. However, the only way to be sure is to be evaluated by your doctor. Most times an exam called a colposcopy is recommended in the office. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My test report shows intermediate squamous cells metaplastic cells and neutrophils cells what does that means?

My test report shows intermediate squamous cells metaplastic cells and neutrophils cells what does that means?

Can you share...: ...from what body part the specimen was taken? Squamous cells are present in multiple body sites so your answer depends on the origin/location of your biopsy. ...Read more

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Cervical smear test result contains superficial and intermediate squamous cells metaplastic cells & neutrophils cells in background neg for NILM?

Nilm: Means negative for intraepithelial lesions or malignancy (so negative for bad things - I.e., all good). The squamous, metaplastic and neutrophil cells are all normal cells. The idea of Pap smear is to catch cervical precancer or cancer and it doesn't see either here which is great! ...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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After having a leep of CIN 2-3, my latest pap smear says I have metaplastic squamous cells. What does that mean?

After having a leep of CIN 2-3, my latest pap smear says I have metaplastic squamous cells. What does that mean?

Benign process.: Metaplasia is a reactive condition that occurs even in the normal cervix. The outer cervix (ectocervix) is composed of squamous cells, while the inner cervix (endocervix) is lined by glandular cells. In an inflamed environment, such as after a leep, glandular cells undergo metaplasia to squamous cells, as squamous cells are hardier. ...Read more

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What mean of pap smear test?Superficial, intermediate squamous cell ,metaplastic and endocervical cell seen..Many cell with kilocytic atypia seen.

Abnormal: Your gynecologist will go over your results and recommend the plan of care. Make sure you keep your follow up appointment and wire specific questions that you might have. ...Read more

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Smear of my wife: endocervical cell/metaplastic t.Z. Component absent, adequate squamous present, no evidence of sil in the sample, what mean? Thanks

Smear of my wife: endocervical cell/metaplastic t.Z. Component absent, adequate squamous present, no evidence of sil in the sample, what mean? Thanks

PAP smear results: Pap sounds like it was normal. The cervix is composed of an endocervix (inner portion) and ectocervix (external part protruding into vagina). The transformation zone (tz) is the most common location for cervical cancer to form. Metaplasia is the change of one cell type to another and can increase the risk of cancer, but was absent. Sil (squamous intraepithelial lesion) can precede cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Endometrial sqamous metaplastic cells?

Endometrial sqamous metaplastic cells?

Benign change: This not a cancer or pre-cancer but a benign, that is inconsequential finding. ...Read more

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Endometrial sqamous metaplastic cells endo biopsy has been done?

Endometrial sqamous metaplastic cells endo biopsy  has been done?

Please clarify: Pap smears and biopsies often show both squamous metaplastic endocervical cels and endometrial cells. Beyond a heads-up that hpv may be present, squamous metaplasia isn't a great concern. If you can rephrase what you are asking, someone here will be glad to help. ...Read more

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If diagnosis with idc, ER & squamous & possible metaplastic (features).. How many different types of cancer is this?

If diagnosis with idc, ER & squamous & possible metaplastic (features).. How many different types of cancer is this?

Invasive duct ca: Of the breast, the squamous aspect is odd. The size of the lesion is important. Knowing er. Pr and her-2-neu provide prognostic as well as treatment guiding facts, a sentinel node is also informative. The oncotype assay may be an aid, but knowing ki67 on your biopsy may indicate proliferation index and point to need for chemotherapy. If you will not take chemo, no sense in either. Good luck. ...Read more

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If you have small fragments of an invasive malignant neoplasm with metaplastic squamous mucosa, does that indicate a terminal prognosis?

If you have small fragments of an invasive malignant neoplasm with metaplastic squamous mucosa, does that indicate a terminal prognosis?

Tell us more: No it is not terminal. But you need to tell us more about your history. Where is this tumor located? which organ site? Is the surgeon going to remove the residual tumor/cells.
Ask your surgeon to explain it all to you. ...Read more

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Dear sir, my mother was suffering from brest cancer and her reports are metaplastic carcinoma with spindling &squamous metaplasia grade 3 suggest me?

Dear sir, 
my mother  was suffering from brest cancer and her reports are
metaplastic carcinoma with spindling &squamous metaplasia grade 3  suggest me?

Rare Breast Cancer: Metaplastic breast cancer is quite rare, representing less than 1% of all breast cas. It is so-named based upon its microscopic appearance. While the tendency is for these to be "aggressive" cancers, treatment and survival are based on the cancer stage, just like any other breast cancer. Once your mother recovers from her surgery, she will be referred to a medical oncologist for rx planning. ...Read more

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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 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 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 are metaplastic cells?

What are metaplastic cells?

Cell transformation: Metaplasia represents transformation of cells from a normal to an abnormal state. It is felt that tumors begin in a field and normal appearing cells begin transformation to the premalignant state by producing tumor proteins. The cells then move on to a more active state, metaplasia, where the cell structure begins to look abnormal, that is dysplastic and finally to early low grade malignancies ...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

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How can they tell if squamous cell carcenoma has spread?

Depends: It depends on what organ is involved with this cancer. Surveillance ct or pet/ct may be able to show if the cancer has spread. ...Read more

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If the squamous cells are many in urinalysis is that dangerous?

If the squamous cells are many in urinalysis is that dangerous?

Dirty catch: Squamous cells do not exist inside the urinary tract, they are coming from your skin cells. It means that you did not perform a "clean catch" in which you wipe your vulva with a cleansing wipe, then urinate into the toilet slightly before catching the urine into the cup. It invalidates the results of the test if there are a lot of squamous epithelial cells in the urine. ...Read more

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Describe the purpose of a keratinized stratified squamous cell (keratinocyte).?

Describe the purpose of a keratinized stratified squamous cell (keratinocyte).?

Skin: These cells form our skin and other "barrier" tissues. Specifically the palms and soles are great examples! ...Read more

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