Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Epidemiology | Case reports | Treatment | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images | Cytology description
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Definition / general
- No treatment in healthy people
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Large, basophilic intranuclear inclusions or intracytoplasmic eosinophilic inclusions in occasional endocervical glandular epithelial cells
- Inclusions also in endothelial and stromal cells but not squamous cells
- Associated with fibrin thrombi, dense acute inflammatory infiltrate, lymphoid follicles, vacuoles in glandular cells, reactive changes in glandular epithelial cells
Microscopic (histologic) images
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- Involvement of glandular and squamous cells
- Cellular enlargement, nuclear enlargement and large nuclear inclusion surrounded by a halo "owl’s eye"
- Occasionally smaller nuclear or cytoplasmic inclusions