Cite this page: Rosa M. Atypical reserve cell hyperplasia (cyto). PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cervixcytologyatypicalreservecellhyperplasia.html. Accessed January 22nd, 2021.
- No cytoplasm seen (Mod Pathol 1995;8:786, Acta Cytol 1978;22:305), because cells are easily damaged in smear process
- Cells in pairs, clusters or rows, with nuclear molding often present
- Isolated naked nuclei are prominent
- May be considered a variant of SIL (Tavassoli: Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs, WHO, 3rd Ed, Vol 4)
- Degenerated cells