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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
Conventional

Magnification:
High

Clinical History:
38 year old female

Interpretation:
Atypical endocervical cells

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Sheet of cells with enlarged, variably-sized nuclei with some crowding and overlap of nuclei. Note cilia at the upper edge of the sheet.

Explanatory Notes:
Tubal metaplasia is a significant pitfall in the interpretation of glandular changes. Cells may show features that overlap with those of AIS.

Follow-up:
Follow up negative for neoplasia. Tubal metaplasia identified on biopsy.


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