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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
SurePath / LBP

Magnification:
Low

Interpretation:
Adenocarcinoma, endocervical

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Large clusters of crowded cells with hyperchromatic nuclei. Occasional cytoplasmic vacuolization is noted.

Explanatory Notes:
In liquid-based preparations, cell groups may be large, thick and three dimensional, making architecture difficult to interpret and visualization of cell nuclei problematic.


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