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Benign / non-neoplastic lesions

Squamous papilloma

Reviewer: Farnaz Hasteh, M.D., UCSD Medical Center (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 24 March 2011, last major update March 2011
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● A benign tumor of squamous epitheilial cells without HPV changes; therefore, not detected on Pap smear (The Pap Smear - Mathilde E. Boon, Albert J. H. Suurmeijer, 1996)

Clinical features

● For cytologic smears, incidence of 1 per 5,000
● Associated with pregnancy (Med J Aust 1975;2:304)

Cytology description

● Dysplasia of squamous cells is often found

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