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


Clinical History:
25 year old female

Endocervical adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS)

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Numerous clusters of abnormal glandular cells containing crowded cells with elongated nuclei. Note pseudostratification of cells and feathering at the periphery of the clusters.

Explanatory Notes:
In liquid-based preparations, the pseudostratified strips of cells often present as short "bird-tail" arrangements. (see linked image).

Endocervical adenocarcinoma in situ

See Also: thumbnail for figure AGCSAIS-W14.jpg
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