intraepithelial neoplasia


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intraepithelial neoplasia

An in situ carcinoma confined to an epithelium that may superficially penetrate adnexal glands, measuring < either 3 mm or 5 mm depending on the criteria used; IN is adjectivally modified according to site of origin. See CIN.
Intraepithelial neoplasia  
AIN  Anal intraepithelial neoplasia
CIN  Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, see there.
DIN  Ductal intraepithelial neoplasia, see there.
OIN  Oral intraepithelial neoplasia
PAIN  Perianal intraepithelial neoplasia
PIN  Prostatic (or rarely Penile) intraepithelial neoplasia
VAIN  Vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia
VIN  Vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia

intraepithelial neoplasia

Abnormal cell growth that is found within epithelial cells but has not yet spread to neighboring, underlying, or distant tissues. Intraepithelial neoplasia is thought to be an early marker of some cancers, e.g., cancers of the breast, prostate, or uterine cervix. See: cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
See also: neoplasia
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Differentiated vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia: what criteria do we use in practice?
Pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia expressed mucins 1, 4 and 5AC significantly more frequently in comparison with normal pancreatic ducts.
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A nationwide comparison of HIV-positive and negative women in Denmark found higher rates of new cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN, a precancer abnormality) in the women with HIV.
The accuracy of colposcopic grading for detection of high grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, J Low Genital Tract Dis.
KEY WORDS: Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia Human papillomavirus Vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia Vaginal cancer.
(10) demonstrated that considering histology as the gold-standard anal cytology had a sensitivity of 61% and 60% specificity for detecting anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN) of any degree.
Cervical dysplasia, or cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), is the abnormal appearance of cells on the surface of the cervix, which is considered a precancerous condition.
Of the 2,188 who underwent colposcopy at BSMMU, 157 were diagnosed with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 2-3 and 123 with invasive cancer.
High-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia and atypical small acinar proliferation: predictive value for cancer in current practice.
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