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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
Conventional

Magnification:
High

Clinical History:
49 year old female status post hysterectomy for squamous cell cancer of cervix

Interpretation:
NILM: Glandular cells status post-hysterectomy

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Goblet cell metaplasia and bland cellular features.

Explanatory Notes:
On occasion benign appearing glandular cells may be seen post-hysterectomy. Adenosis may occur after traumatic stimulation of mesenchymal cells. This can be mentioned in the cytology report. The most important point is to exclude malignancy.


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