Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance ASCUS

1. ASCUS indicates cells with nuclear atypia, but not atypia caused by human papilloma virus (HPV).

2. With a conservative approach to ASCUS smears, the patient is asked to return every 6 months for a repeat Pap smear. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) advises a colposcopic examination if a patient receives two or more ASCUS reports (repeat Pap smears being obtained every 6 months) or if the patient's compliance is uncertain with the original report.

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