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Atlas Interpretation:
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Type of Preparation:


Clinical History:
Post menopausal woman

Adenocarcinoma, endometrial

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Cluster of small cells with enlarged round or oval nuclei, small nucleoli and vacuolated cytoplasm in a background of "watery" diathesis.

Explanatory Notes:
In cases of endometrial adenocarcinoma on conventional smears, tumor diathesis, if present, is watery and more difficult to appreciate.

Adenocarcinoma of the endometrium, serous

Bethesda Interobserver Reproducibility Data:
NILM: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy # people picked NILM: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion or Malignancy 76 14%
Endometrial cells in a woman >= 40 # people picked Endometrial cells in a woman >= 40 0 0%
ASC-US # people picked ASC-US 3 1%
ASC-H # people picked ASC-H 2 0%
LSIL # people picked LSIL 2 0%
HSIL # people picked HSIL 0 0%
Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma # people picked Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma 1 0%
Atypical Endocervical Cells # people picked Atypical Endocervical Cells 82 16%
Atypical Endometrial Cells # people picked Atypical Endometrial Cells 70 13%
Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS), Endocervical # people picked Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS), Endocervical 9 2%
Adenocarcinoma # people picked Adenocarcinoma 281 53%
526 interpretations were submitted.

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