TITLE

cervical intraepithelial neoplasia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p382
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "cervical intraepithelial neoplasia" is presented. Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia refers to dysplasia of the basal layers of the squamous epithelium of the uterine cervix. This may progress to involve deeper layers of the epithelium. Grades 1, 2, and 3 represent increasing progression of the pathological process. Grade 3 (CIN 3) represents carcinoma in situ. CIN 3 is also classed stage 0 of cancer of the cervix.
ACCESSION #
21222606

 

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