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


Clinical History:
46 year old woman, routine exam, menses at the time of office visit

Endometrial cells are present in a woman >= 40 years of age. Negative for squamous intraepithelial lesion. (See Note)
Note: Endometrial cells correlate with the menstrual history provided.

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Three-dimensional cluster of cells. The nuclei are larger than the endometrial nuclei seen on conventional smears. Nuclei appear more pleomorphic in size and appear darker than conventional smears.

Explanatory Notes:
In liquid-based preparations, shed/menstrual endometrium may show more pleomorphism than is seen in conventional smears.

Two follow-up Pap tests have been normal

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