Atypical Squamous Cells (ASC) of the Cervix
Atypical squamous cells (ASC) are abnormal cells found on a Pap test, but the reason for the abnormalities is not known. The causes of ASC include infection and inflammation.
ASC is further classified as:
- ASC of undetermined significance (ASC-US).
- ASC but cannot exclude high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) (ASC-H).
Current as of: December 19, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney, MD – Family Medicine & Sarah A. Marshall, MD – Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD – Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD – Family Medicine & Kevin C. Kiley, MD – Obstetrics and Gynecology