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By John A. Maksem, Stanley J. Robboy, John W. Bishop, Isabelle Meiers

As in comparison with cytology's use in different organ structures, direct cytological exam of the endometrium isn't a commonly practiced diagnostic strategy. This quantity highlights endometrial cytology as a good procedure for making sure endometrial normalcy and researching and diagnosing malignant and premalignant states.

Endometrial Cytology with Tissue Correlations covers the heritage, assortment strategy, diagnostic standards and pitfalls, in addition to reliability of endometrial cytology.

This quantity, a part of the Essentials in Cytopathology booklet sequence, suits into the lab coat pocket and is perfect for portability and fast reference. each one quantity within the sequence is seriously illustrated with an entire colour artwork software, whereas the textual content follows a elementary define format.

John A. Maksem, M.D., is Director of Cytopathology, Orlando well-being, Orlando, Florida.

Stanley J. Robboy, M.D., is Head of Gynecologic & Obstetrical Pathology, division of Pathology, Duke collage scientific middle, Durham, North Carolina.

John W. Bishop, M.D., is HS medical Professor of Pathology, college of California, Davis, Sacramento, California.

Isabelle Meiers, M.D., is Head of Cytology at college health facility Lewisham, London, United Kingdom.

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Acta Cytol 2006; 50: 63–9. Maksem JA, Knesel E. Liquid fixation of endometrial brush cytology ensures a well-preserved, representative cell sample with frequent tissue correlation. Diagn Cytopathol 1996; 14: 367–73. Papaefthimiou M, Symiakaki H, Mentzelopoulou P, Giahnaki AE, Voulgaris Z, Diakomanolis E, Kyroudes A, Karakitsos P. The role of liquid-based cytology associated with curettage in the investigation of endometrial lesions from postmenopausal women. Cytopathology 2005; 16: 32–9. Maksem JA, Meiers I, Robboy SJ.

There is no significant variability in nuclear size, and in contrast to proliferative endometrium, there is no nuclear pseudostratification (top). In collections of surface epithelial sheets, occasional granulated cells with features of granulated NK lymphocytes can be recognized (bottom) and can be seen percolating through both the stroma and epithelium. 56 5. Normal Endometrium homeostasis during the menstrual cycle by eliminating senescent cells from the functional layer of the uterine endometrium during the late secretory and menstrual phases of the cycle.

13). The immediate subepithelial stroma can be dislodged as sheets of cells with epithelioid features, showing ample, granular cytoplasm and large, clear, uniform nuclei with prominent nucleoli. These stromal cell sheets should not be taken for immature metaplastic or neoplastic squamous epithelium. Similar sheets of deciduoid cells may be seen with endometrial irritation caused, for example, by polyps or leiomyomas. In such cases nuclear changes can be severe, leading to misinterpretation of these cell sheets as neoplastic.

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