Low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (LSIL)

Low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (LSIL) are mildly abnormal cells found on a Pap smear. These abnormal cells do not usually develop into cancer.

LSIL is often caused by infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV). Some HPV causes genital warts.

Last Updated: January 5, 2009

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