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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
Conventional

Magnification:
High

Clinical History:
65 year old female routine pap smear

Interpretation:
NILM: Atrophy with inflammation

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Partly air dried parabasal and abundant inflammation present.

Explanatory Notes:
Decreased mucus leads to increased air drying problems with conventional smears.


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