Cervix
Benign / nonneoplastic lesions
Decidual nodule



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Branko Perunovic D.M.
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Definition / general
  • Occurs during pregnancy
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Up to 4 cm, just below epithelium
  • Uniform decidual cells with well defined cell membranes, granular pale cytoplasm, bland nuclei
  • No continuity with surface epithelium, no mitotic figures
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Decidualized stromal cells

Negative stains
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