Atypia / premalignant / preinvasive lesions
Atypical reserve cell hyperplasia
Reviewer: Marilin Rosa, M.D., University of Florida (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 8 June 2011, last major update June 2011
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● No cytoplasm seen (Mod Pathol 1995;8:786, Acta Cytol 1978;22:305), because cells are easily damaged in smear process
● Cells in pairs, clusters or rows, with nuclear molding often present
● Isolated naked nuclei are prominent
● May be considered a variant of SIL (Tavassoli: Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs, WHO, 3rd Ed, Vol 4)
● Degenerated cells
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