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Normal cells / nonneoplastic findings

Mesonephric hyperplasia

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D., PathologyOutlines.com, Inc. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 24 June 2011, last major update June 2011
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● May cause abnormal pap smears (Cytopathology 2005;16:240, Int J Gynecol Pathol 2003;22:121)

Cytology description

● Abnormal glandular cells in loose clusters with cuboidal outlines and no significant anisocytosis

Positive stains

● CD10 (Adv Anat Pathol 2004;11:310), PAX2 (Am J Surg Pathol 2010;34:137)

Differential diagnosis

● Minimal deviation adenocarcinoma

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