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Normal cells / non-neoplastic findings


Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D., PathologyOutlines.com, Inc. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 22 June 2011, last major update June 2011
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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)

Cytology images

Lymphocytes with tingible body macrophage

Liquid based cytology

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