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Warty carcinoma

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D., PathologyOutlines.com, Inc. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 26 June 2011, last major update June 2011
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Cytology description

Liquid based cytology: small, cohesive clusters and syncytial sheets of tumor cells with vague papillary architecture; tumor cells are polygonal or elongated with oval nuclei, coarse chromatin, occasionally distinct nucleoli; also many koilocytes, some with marked nuclear atypia due to pleomorphic nuclei and distinct nuclei; dyskeratotic tumor cells with bizarre shapes; background has dispersed malignant squamous cells and tumor diathesis (Acta Cytol 2003;47:159)

End of Cervix-cytology > Carcinoma > Warty carcinoma

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