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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
ThinPrep/ LBP


NILM: Lymphocytic cervicitis

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Lymphocytic (follicular) cervicitis. Note the polymorphous population of lymphoid cells and tingible body macrophages. Lymphoid cells may clump on liquid based preparations

Explanatory Notes:
If the lymphoid cells are predominantly small lymphocytes, they can resemble endometrial cells in size ? careful examination of the cells and other features on the slide as well as correlation with LMP date are helpful in making the distinction.

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