Cervix
Inflammation of cervix
CMV



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Revised: 2 October 2019

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PubMed Search: CMV cervix

Branko Perunovic D.M.
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Definition / general
Epidemiology
Case reports
Treatment
  • 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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Intracytoplasmic inclusions #1 (endocervical cells)

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#2 (endothelial cells)

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CMV+ glands and stroma

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Associated acute inflammatory infiltrate

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Intracytoplasmic vacuoles within endocervical glandular cells

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Fibrin thrombi within small vessels



NOT CERVIX:
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Lung #1 - Giemsa stain

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Kidney

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Pancreas

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Site unknown

Cytology description
  • 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
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