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

Magnification:
High

Interpretation:
NILM vs ASC-H

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Metaplastic cells with slightly enlarged nuclei and binucleation.

Explanatory Notes:
Findings may suggest either nuclear irregularity or bi-nucleation. Focusing "up and down" may be necessary to appreciate binucleation.


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