Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
124 Doctors are Online

What are the findings from pap smear report? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Dec-2013
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 983 Questions
User:PAP SMEAR EXAMINATION REPORT GROSS TWO CERVICAL SMEARS PREPARED,FIXED IN ALCOHOL AND WERE STAINED WITH PAPANICOLAOU STAIN. MICROSCOPIC SMEARS ARE CELLULAR SHOWING MULTIPLE DYPLASTIC SQUAMOUS CELL IN CLUSTER AS WELL AS DISPENED THE CELLS SHOWS HIGH N:C RATIO NUCLEOMEGALY IRREGULAR NUCLEAR MEMBRANE PROMINANT NUCLEARIAL AND PLACES MODERATE EOSINOPHILIC SYTOPLASM FEW CELLS SHOWING KERTINIZATION IN A MILD NEUTROPHILIC INFIMMATORY INFILTRATE. IMPRESSION-MODERATE TO SEVERE DYSPLASIA. Adv-BIOPSY RULE OUT MALIGNANCY AND CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL CORRELATION.
Doctor:Hi
User:HI DOCTOR.
Doctor:Please wait to respond
User:PLEASE HELP ME TO UNDERSTAND THIS REPORT.
Doctor:Hi the pap smear is aboout taking the superficial layer of cells on the cervix and examining it under microscope
Doctor:It is sensitive but not specific
Doctor:Now this report says that the cells that were checked were not normal
Doctor:So to confirm and to be specific they need to take a tissue and not cells. That tissue can be taken with a biopsy
User:SO THAT MEANS ANOTHER TEST?
Doctor:yeah probably
Doctor:let the doctor decide
User:WHAT DOES NOT NORMAL MEANS HEAR?
User:R u their?
User:hello.....
Doctor:yes
Doctor:I am reading it again
User:ok
Doctor:HIGH N:C RATIO NUCLEOMEGALY IRREGULAR NUCLEAR MEMBRANE
Doctor:Everytime I am trying to read and you if you reply the track was lost as the window is very small at my end
Doctor:MULTIPLE DYPLASTIC SQUAMOUS CELL
Doctor:This is not normal
Doctor:Dysplastic changes is a pathology
Doctor:are you there?
User:yes sir
User:sir if u can explain in lay man language..
Doctor:You can think of a XXXXXXX car
Doctor:If there is a dent to the bonnet
Doctor:it is unusual and uncommonm, is it?
User:yes
Doctor:So the dent can be caused by multiple things
Doctor:So now they have observed such dents on the cells
User:and how serious is it?
Doctor:Now they want to check if there is only one damage (dent) or there is some other breakage as well
Doctor:We do not know the seriousness of it
Doctor:The dent can be caused by serious road accident or some kid throwing a ball at the bonnet and dent
Doctor:Is it not?
User:hmm..
User:what is the next test?
Doctor:Biopsy
Doctor:that is the most important and the diagnosis clincher
Doctor:it is like giving the car for servicing, the mechanic will do an initial check and say whether other parts are intact or damaged
Doctor:So keeep the fingers crossed
User:how serious it can be?
Doctor:It can be a simple local lesion to a cancer
Doctor:How old is the person?
User:55 years
Doctor:As I said nothing can be said before the biopsy
User:is it curable,if in case found positive.
Doctor:We need to understand the stage of cancer if positive
Doctor:With advanced technology anything is possible now
Doctor:But do not delay
User:how much dose this test cost?
Doctor:I am sorry I do not deal with such cases often
Doctor:You should meet a Gyno-Oncologist
User:sure thankyou...
Doctor:Do you have any more queries that I can answer
Doctor:Do not worry everything should be alright
Doctor:Bye for now
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Lab Tests
Medical Topics
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor