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Squamous epithelial cells in urin

my urinalysis show some squamous epithelial cells, its that bad ?
Asked On : Sat, 17 Jul 2010
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Squamous epithelial cells are the top most layer of the inner lining in the urinary bladder,ureters and urethra. Regular desquamation ( shedding of sq epi cell ) occurs as a process of renovation.Its nomal to have less than 10 cells per high power field , if the count is out of range then it can be pathological like infection or mechanical trauma rarely due to stones
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