Squamous cells are flat, scaly cells. Squamous cells are found:

  • In the top layers of the skin.
  • In the tissue that covers the inside of many organs (such as the bladder).
  • In the tissue that lines the passageways of the digestive system and the respiratory system.

Current as of: March 12, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology