koilocytosis


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koi·lo·cy·to·sis

(koy'lō-sī-tō'sis),
Perinuclear vacuolation.
See also: koilocyte.
[G. koilos, hollow, + kytos, cell, + -osis, condition]

koilocytosis

/koi·lo·cy·to·sis/ (koi″lo-si-to´sis) the presence of abnormal koilocytes that are vacuolated with clear cytoplasm or perinuclear halos and nuclear pyknosis.koilocytot´ic

koi·lo·cy·to·sis

(koy'lō-sī-tō'sis)
Perinuclear vacuolation.
See also: koilocyte

koilocytosis

The appearance of spaces (vacuoles) in cells. Cervical or dermal epithelial koilocytosis is characteristic of infection with the human papillomavirus.

koi·lo·cy·to·sis

(koy'lō-sī-tō'sis)
Perinuclear vacuolation.

koilocytosis

(koil´əsītō´sis),
n a histologic feature of the mucosal changes associated with the intraoral use of smokeless tobacco. The spinous cells of the squamous epithelium present with pyknotic, irregularly shaped nuclei surrounded by a perinuclear clear zone.

koilocytosis

ballooning degeneration.
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Koilocytosis and acanthosis of cervix established human papillomavirus infection.
Chronic nonspecific cervicitis was associated with other histological changes such as squamous metaplasia, koilocytosis, epidermidization, and nabothian cyst.
5 Koilocytosis of upper level epithelial cells is usually found.
HPV can only be reliably detected by DNA based tests since morphological changes on cytology such as koilocytosis are not specific for oncogenic HPVs.
A questionable aspect of TBS is the inclusion of koilocytosis within the category of low grade-squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) to indicate cellular changes associated with HPV infection (9).
Diagnosis Normal, CIN I, HPV status missing, n n (a) n Histopathology RDBH /MS 0 34 36 RDBH /MS 0 49 14 RDBH /MS 0 0 0 RDBH /MS 0 2 2 Cytology RDBH /MS 7 21 11 RDBH /MS 6 187 5 RDBH /MS 0 0 0 RDBH /MS 0 1 1 CIN II, CIN III, Cancer, HPV status n n n Histopathology RDBH /MS 42 59 3 (b) RDBH /MS 8 2 0 RDBH /MS 0 0 0 RDBH /MS 0 1 1 (c) Cytology RDBH /MS 5 2 0 RDBH /MS 3 0 0 RDBH /MS 0 0 0 RDBH /MS 0 0 0 (a) Including the cytologic diagnosis koilocytosis ("signs of HPV infection").
Koilocytosis (wrinkled, hyperchromatic nuclei surrounded by a cleared halo in cells with a well-defined cell border) is characteristic of SP (figure, B).
The microsection of the skin of the animal group treated with bleomycin after exposure to UV B radiation for 20 days shows focal koilocytosis in epidermis and mild fibrosis was seen in dermis.
of Percentage cases Normal smear 8 4 Inflammatory 152 76 Dysplasia 26 13 Koilocytosis 12 6 Positive for 2 1 malignancy Table-9: Colposcopy Findings in study Appearance No.
Regardless of location or associated HPV type, these lesions are typically lined by an acanthotic squamous epithelium with other obvious changes associated with verrucous lesions, which include hypergranulosis, with large, dense, coalescing keratohyaline granules, and occasional koilocytosis.