Benign / nonneoplastic lesions
Lobular endocervical gland hyperplasia of cervix, NOS

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

Revised: 4 May 2017, last major update December 2010

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Definition / general
Clinical features
Cytology description
  • Hyperplastic glandular lesions with lobular arrangements but no desmoplastic storm
  • Hyperplastic lesions are composed of high columnar mucinous cells with no atypia and no / rare mitotic figures
  • Benign looking glandular cells have intracytoplasmic golden - yellow mucin (Diagn Cytopathol 2002;27:80)
  • Intranuclear cytoplasmic inclusions usually are present
Cytology images

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Microscopic images

Benign glandular cells with
golden - yellow mucin (figures c and d)

Differential diagnosis