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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
Conventional

Magnification:
High

Interpretation:
Adenocarcinoma, endometrial

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Clusters of small cells with variably-sized nuclei and small nucleoli. The cytoplasm is vacuolated with ingested neutrophils.

Explanatory Notes:
Cytologic detection of endometrial adenocarcinoma in cervical specimens is limited by the low number of well-preserved abnormal cells and the subtlety of their cellular alterations.

Follow-up:
Endometrial adenocarcinoma


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