An abbreviation for atypical squamous cells. The finding cannot exclude a high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, an abnormal finding on a Papanicolaou smear in which a high-grade (precancerous or cancerous) lesion is suspected but not definitively identified cytologically. Patients with ASC-H cell findings are referred for colposcopy.
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