Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images | Negative stains | Differential diagnosis
Cite this page: Decidual nodule. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cervixdecidualnodule.html. Accessed July 24th, 2017.
Definition / general
- Occurs during pregnancy
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Up to 4 cm, just below epithelium
- Uniform decidual cells with well defined cell membranes, granular pale cytoplasm, bland nuclei
- No continuity with surface epithelium, no mitotic figures