Atypical glandular cells of undetermined significance and adenocarcinoma in situ: Summoning colposcopic expertise?

Daron G. Ferris, Burton A. Krumholz, David M. Jester, John H. Crosby, Mark G. Hanly, Mark J. Messing

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In comparison with cervical squamous neoplasia, glandular cell neoplasia is uncommon. The evaluation of a patient with atypical glandular cells of undetermined significance is challenging because subtle colposcopic signs are frequently inaccessible to view and cytologic interpretations are extremely challenging for many cytopathologists.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-187
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Family Practice
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1 1996



  • Vaginal smears
  • adenocarcinoma
  • cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
  • colposcopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice

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