Cervix - Cytology
Benign cells / nonneoplastic lesions
Lymphocytes




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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cytology description
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Cytology description
  • Mature lymphocytes have dense homogenous nucleus and high N/C ratio
  • Immature lymphocytes have vesicular nuclei, prominent nucleoli, and lower N/C ratio
  • Follicular cervicitis: aggregates of lymphocytes with tingible body macrophages (see also chronic cervicitis)
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