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Posted on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 in Cancer
Question: Hi,

What does many superficial, some intermediate and occasional groups of metaplastic squamous cells present means? It says negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy.
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Answered by Dr. Rudina Balliu 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Normal changes of squamous cells

Detailed Answer:
Hello ! Thank you for using HealthCareMagic.
I have gone through your question and i understand .
You have done a PAP -test and these are the results of the test .Right?

Superficial and Intermediate groups of metaplastic cells are normal changes ( the shape of squamous cell changes) that may happen due to hormonal changes or irritation of Uterine Cervix.It's a benign, normal findings in woman's uterus .
You have a negative result for any cancerous changes.

Hope i have answered your question.
Let me know if you have any further clarifications, will be happy to help.
Take Care!
Dr Balliu.
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