Cite this page: Cervix Cytology - Eosinophils. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cervixcytologyeosinophils.html. Accessed September 23rd, 2017.
Definition / general
- May be associated with parasites (Diagn Cytopathol 2003;29:167), allergic reactions to chemicals, medications or sperm
- Pink granular cytoplasm, bilobed nuclei with large distinct granules
- Eosinophils do not necessarily stain red pink on Papanicolaou stain