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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
Conventional

Magnification:
High

Clinical History:
42 year old perimenopausal woman presents with irregular bleeding and an enlarged uterus

Interpretation:
Other Malignant Neoplasms: Sarcoma

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
This loose syncytial group of malignant cells with variable nuclear features and prominent nucleoli shows no characteristic epithelial or mesenchymal features.

Explanatory Notes:
Most sarcomas present with undifferentiated cells and may be recognized as malignant neoplasms that cannot be further subclassified. The differential diagnosis includes a poorly differentiated carcinoma.

Follow-up:
High grade sarcoma on hysterectomy


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