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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
Conventional

Magnification:
Medium

Clinical History:
40 year old woman s/p resection of melanoma of the thigh presents with a small discolored submucosal lesion on the cervix; LMP 4 weeks

Interpretation:
Other Malignant Neoplasms: Malignant melanoma

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
The presence of brown cytoplasmic pigment consistent with melanin in these malignant cells supports the interpretation of malignant melanoma.

Follow-up:
Cells in the Pap smear are identical to those seen in her previous tissue interpreted as malignant melanoma


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