Table 1.

Masood cytology index

Cell morphologyCell pleomorphismMyoepithelial cellsAnisonucleosisNucleoliChromatin clumpingScore
MonolayerAbsentManyAbsentAbsentAbsent1
Nuclear overlapMildModerateMildMicronucleoliRare2
ClusteringModerateFewModerateMicronucleoliOccasional3
Loss of cohesionConspicuousAbsentFrequentMacronucleoliFrequent4

NOTE: Sum of Masood scores: <10, nonproliferative; 11–13, hyperplasia; 14–17, atypia; ≥17, suspicious.