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


Clinical History:
73 year old woman with postmenopausal bleeding

Atypical endometrial cells

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Cluster of small cells with fairly uniform nuclei and inconspicuous nucleoli. Note cytoplasmic vacuoles with ingested neutrophils.

Explanatory Notes:
Atypical endometrial cells may be associated with the presence of a wide variety of processes, including polyps, chronic endometritis, hyperplasia, and carcinoma.

Complex endometrial hyperplasia with extensive mixed metaplasia

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