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What is Koilocytic atypia?

Definition. An abnormality often noted in pap smears. Koilocytotic atypia affects the squamous epithelium of the transformation zone. The cells involved show cytoplasmic vacuolization that might be related to their ability to store glycogen.

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Similarly one may ask, is Koilocytosis a cancer?

Koilocytes, also known as halo cells, are a type of epithelial cell that develops following a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Koilocytosis is a term that refers to the preasence of koilocytes. Koilocytosis can be considered a precursor to certain cancers.

One may also ask, what is Perinuclear clearing? Irregularity of the nuclear membrane contour. A darker than normal staining pattern in the nucleus, known as hyperchromasia. A clear area around the nucleus, known as a perinuclear halo or perinuclear cytoplasmic vacuolization.

Beside this, what does HPV cytopathic effect mean?

Cytopathic effect or cytopathogenic effect (abbreviated CPE) refers to structural changes in host cells that are caused by viral invasion. The infecting virus causes lysis of the host cell or when the cell dies without lysis due to an inability to reproduce.

What is cin1?

CIN 1 is usually caused by certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV) and is found when a cervical biopsy is done. CIN 1 is not cancer and usually goes away on its own without treatment. Sometimes it becomes cancer and spreads to nearby normal tissue. CIN 1 is sometimes called low-grade or mild dysplasia.

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