Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Microscopic (histologic) description | Differential diagnosis | Additional references
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Urothelial (transitional) metaplasia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/vaginaurothelialmet.html. Accessed October 23rd, 2017.
Definition / general
- Mean age 68 years (range 50 to 84 years); usually no hormonal therapy; incidental microscopic finding
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Hyperplastic epithelium lacking maturation, composed of spindled nuclei with longitudinal nuclear grooves, perinuclear halos, low N/C ratios, rare / no mitotic figures
- Usually no atypia