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

Magnification:
Medium

Clinical History:
66 year old postmenopausal woman presents with a pelvic mass and ascites

Interpretation:
Adenocarcinoma, extrauterine

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Papillary three-dimensional clusters of cells with enlarged nuclei and very scant cytoplasm. Note nuclear molding and overlap.

Explanatory Notes:
In liquid-based preparations, the three-dimensional nature of the papillary clusters may make evaluation of the component cells difficult.

Follow-up:
Biopsy proven papillary adenocarcinoma in omentum and peritoneal implants - presumed ovarian primary


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