Sarcoma / lymphoma / other

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PubMed Search: Rhabdomyosarcoma [title] cervix

Cite this page: Rhabdomyosarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cervixcytologyrms.html. Accessed October 23rd, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Divided into embryonal, botryoid, alveolar or pleomorphic (anaplastic) subtypes
  • Usually embryonal type, which occurs in children
Cytology description
  • Loose clusters of spindled cells in a necrotic background; cells have mild nuclear atypia, thin nuclear membrane, fine chromatin pattern, partly clear nucleolus