Cervix - Cytology
Endometrial adenocarcinoma

Author: Marilin Rosa, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 18 April 2017, last major update June 2011

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Clinical Features
Cytology Description
  • Glandular component present
  • Also scattered single cells with hyperchromatic nuclei, 1-3 nucleoli, mitotic figures, apoptotic bodies, watery diathesis
  • Thin-Prep shows tumor diathesis (53%, usually high grade lesions, Diagn Cytopathol 2005;33:162)
Clinical Images

Various images

Endometrial group with atypia (not necessarily carcinoma) in postmenopausal woman Contributed by Dr. Carmen Luz, Spai

Contributed by: Marilin Rosa, MD, University of Florida

Negative Stains
Differential Diagnosis
  • Microglandular hyperplasia: no scattered single cells with atypia, no mitotic figures, no apoptotic bodies, no watery diatheses, CEA negative Acta Cytol 2000;44:661)