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


Clinical History:
45 year old woman

NILM: Fungal organisms, consistent with Candida spp.

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Spearing of epithelial cells by candida pseudohyphae ("shish kebob" effect).

Explanatory Notes:
Spearing is more common on LBP, and this may be a clue to Candida even when pseudohyphae are not obvious.

No abnormal follow-up

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