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    Atypical Squamous Cells (ASC) of the Cervix

    Atypical Squamous Cells (ASC) of the Cervix

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    Atypical squamous cells (ASC) are abnormal cells found on a Pap test, but the reason for the abnormalities is not known. The causes of ASC include infection and inflammation.

    ASC is further classified as:

    • ASC of undetermined significance (ASC-US).
    • ASC but cannot exclude high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) (ASC-H).

    Current as of: February 20, 2015

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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