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Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial 2014, 50 6

Author: Luiz M. Collaço

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Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial ISSN: 1676-2444 jbpml@sbpc.org.br,adagmar.andriolo@g mail.com Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica-Medicina Laboratorial Brasil Collaço, Luiz M. The importance and usefulness of terminology and nomenclature for Cytopathology Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial, vol.
50, núm.
6, noviembrediciembre, 2014, pp.
394-395 Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica-Medicina Laboratorial Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=393541985001 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative The importance and usefulness of terminology and nomenclature for Cytopathology Luiz M.
Collaço Nomenclature and terminologies for Cytopathology have intended to group the diseases into categories, reduce interobserver variability, and improve diagnostic reproducibility and patient care.
They should contain relevant information that can be understood by clinicians-surgeons and reflect current concepts on certain pathological processes.
Currently, they are worked by interdisciplinary groups seeking answer specific objectives and are associated with well-defined conducts.
The cervical cytology had its first systematization with the classes of Papanicolaou, which due to the difficulty of correlating with Histopathology, was gradually abandoned.
Other ways to write the reports followed it, as the World Health Organization (WHO) classification – categorized the lesions in dysplasias –, the Richart’s – intraepithelial neoplasia – and finally the Bethesda (nomenclature) System, obtained in a consensus meeting and added important topics, such as the assessment of sample satisfactoriness, atypia of undetermined significance, and the binary...





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