Cervix - Cytology
Inflammation / parasites

Author: Farnaz Hasteh, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 16 May 2017, last major update October 2010

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PubMed search: Cervix Cytology CMV

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Definition / general
  • Uncommon condition in cervix
  • CMV is a DNA virus and member of herpes virus family
Case reports
  • No treatment in healthy people
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
  • Multinucleation with no nuclear molding
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