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


Clinical History:
55 year old postmenopausal woman with history of prior atypical Pap test

Atypical endometrial cells

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Aggregate of small cells with slightly enlarged nuclei, small nucleoli and vacuolated cytoplasm.

Explanatory Notes:
Atypical endometrial cells may be associated with the presence of a wide variety of processes, including polyps, chronic endometritis, hyperplasia, and carcinoma. Patient had a prior Pap test that showed atypical endometrial cells. The Pap test was the first indication of endometrial disease.

Endometrial hyperplasia

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