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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:


Clinical History:
60 year old female

NILM: Atrophy with inflammation (atrophic vaginitis)

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Parabasal cells with mostly bland nuclei (some showing air drying). Some degenerated cells with pyknosis also present. Basophilic granular background with inflammation also present.

Explanatory Notes:
This photo does not show significant atypia, but an interpretation of ASC may be indicated if degenerated cells show significant atypia.

Bethesda Interobserver Reproducibility Data:
NILM: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy # people picked NILM: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy 454 94%
Endometrial cells in a woman >= 40 # people picked Endometrial cells in a woman >= 40 1 0%
ASC-US # people picked ASC-US 11 2%
ASC-H # people picked ASC-H 4 1%
LSIL # people picked LSIL 1 0%
HSIL # people picked HSIL 2 0%
Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma # people picked Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma 8 2%
Atypical Endocervical Cells # people picked Atypical Endocervical Cells 0 0%
Atypical Endometrial Cells # people picked Atypical Endometrial Cells 0 0%
Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS), Endocervical # people picked Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS), Endocervical 0 0%
Adenocarcinoma # people picked Adenocarcinoma 4 1%
485 interpretations were submitted.

See Also: thumbnail for figure Atrophy-TP-RN.jpg
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