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Disease Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia

Name Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
Synonyms Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia, Grade III | Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasm | Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasms | Intraepithelial Neoplasia, Cervical | Intraepithelial Neoplasm, Cervical | Intraepithelial Neoplasms, Cervical | Neoplasia, Cervical Intraepithelial | Neoplasm, Cervical Intraepithelial | Neoplasms, Cervical Intraepithelial
Definition A malignancy arising in uterine cervical epithelium and confined thereto, representing a continuum of histological changes ranging from well-differentiated CIN 1 (formerly, mild dysplasia) to severe dysplasia/carcinoma in situ, CIN 3. The lesion arises at the squamocolumnar cell junction at the transformation zone of the endocervical canal, with a variable tendency to develop invasive epidermoid carcinoma, a tendency that is enhanced by concomitant human papillomaviral infection. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D018290
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DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma in Situ Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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