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


NILM: Atrophy

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Parabasal cells and blue blobs.

Explanatory Notes:
Blue blobs are globular collections of basophilic amorphous material reflecting either degenerated parabasal cells or inspissated mucus.

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