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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
Conventional

Magnification:
High

Clinical History:
Routine Pap smear in a 43 year old

Interpretation:
NILM

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Round to spindle shaped deep stromal cells. Small oval nuclei. Scant cytoplasm.

Explanatory Notes:
Exfoliated glandular endometrial cells are the endometrial cells that may have clinical significance as a harbinger of endometrial pathology. Histiocytes and stromal cells do not have independent significance. Their presence should not be reported in the same context as the exfoliated glandular epithelium. Frequently, stromal cells such as these may represent abraded, not exfoliated, endometrium.

Follow-up:
Unavailable


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