Table 1.

Masood cytology index scoring system

Cellular morphologyCellular pleomorphismMyoepithelial cellsAniso-nucleosisNucleoliChromatin clumpingScore
MonolayerAbsentManyAbsentAbsentAbsent1
Nuclear overlapMildModerateMildOccasional micronucleoliRare2
ClusteringModerateFewModerateMicronucleoliOccasional3
Loss cohesionConspicuousAbsentFrequentMacronucleoliFrequent4
  • NOTE: Sum of Masood scores: 6-10, normal; 11-13, proliferate (hyperplasia without atypia); 14-17, hyperplasia with atypia; >17, suspicious cytology.