Discordance between uterine cervical cytology and biopsy: results and etiologies of a one-year audit.


To investigate the etiologies of discrepancies between cervicovaginal smear and corresponding cervical biopsy results, a total of 15,474 cervicovaginal smears were sampled in a one-year period. Among these, 427 patients were diagnosed with atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS), dysplasia, or malignancy. The screen positive rate was 2… (More)