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Atlas Interpretation:
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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

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.

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

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