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Normal squamous cells

Lic TM Christian Rodriguez


Zamora
Docente UAP
2016
Different types of squamous cells - A: superficial cells (arrows); B: intermediate

cells; C: parabasal cells; D: metaplastic cells. (obj. 20x)


A: Superficial squamous cells, flat basophilic or eosinophilic
cytoplasm. B: Atrophic pattern. (obj. 20X)
Normal ectocervix: intermediate and superficial squamous cells,
basophilic or eosinophilic. Some polymorphs are present. (obj. 10x)
Normal ectocervix: intermediate and superficial squamous
cells with basophilic or eosinophilic cytoplasm. (obj. 10x)
Normal ectocervix: basophilic intermediate squamous cells and
superficial cells with basophilic or eosinophilic cytoplasm. (obj. 10x)
Normal ectocervix: intermediate and superficial squamous cells
predominantly basophilic, with a few eosinophilic. (obj. 10x)
Normal ectocervix: normal superficial eosinophilic cells. Some
debris in the background. (obj. 20x)
Normal ectocervix: intermediate basophilic squamous cells and basophilic
and eosinophilic superficial cells (arrows). Note normal nuclear size
variations. (obj. 20x)
Normal ectocervix: rare basophilic intermediate squamous cells and many
superficial basophilic and eosinophilic cells. Note the nuclear sizes are
different. Two keratinized cells with brownish cytoplasm (arrows). (obj. 20x)
Normal ectocervix: basophilic intermediate squamous cells.
Some polymorphs. (obj. 20x)
Normal ectocervix: basophilic squamous cells with histiocytes
or macrophages and polymorphs. (obj. 20x)
Normal ectocervix: superficial squamous cells with basophilic
or eosinophilic cytoplasm. One polymorph (arrow). (obj. 20x)
Normal ectocervix: intermediate basophilic squamous cells and basophilic and
eosinophilic superficial cells. Note the presence of mature squamous metaplasia
(arrows). (obj. 20x)
Normal ectocervix: basophilic intermediate squamous cells
and superficial basophilic and eosinophilic cells. (obj. 20x)
Normal ectocervix: basophilic intermediate cells, basophilic
and eosinophilic superficial squamous cells. (obj. 40x)
Normal ectocervix: basophilic intermediate squamous cells.
Note some cytoplasms are very pale. (obj. 40x)
Liquid based preparation: normal smear, intermediate and
superficial squamous cells. (obj. 40x)
Mid-cycle smear (ovulatory phase): eosinophilic superficial
squamous cells, clean background. (obj. 10x)
Mid-cycle (ovulatory) smear: cervical mucus forming fern-like crystalline
structures and eosinophilic superficial squamous cells. (obj. 2.5x)
Luteal phase with basophilic squamous cells with folded cytoplasm.
(obj. 10x)
Luteal phase with abundant Lactobacilli and cytolysis (naked nuclei and
cytoplasmic debris in the background) and basophilic squamous cells with
cytoplasmic folding. (obj. 10x)
Basophilic squamous cells from intermediate layers.
Polymorphs are present. (obj. 10x)
Luteal phase with abundant Lactobacilli and cytolysis (naked
nuclei and cytoplasmic debris), pseudo navicular cells. (obj. 20x)
Luteal phase with basophilic squamous cells and folded
cytoplasm, forming aggregates. (obj. 10x)
Luteal phase with marked cytolysis and abundant Doderlein bacilli.
Naked nuclei from intermediate cells and cytoplasmic debris. (obj. 40x)
Normal endocervical glandular cells

Citologa exfoliativa 2016


Different types of endocervical glandular cells - A and B: secretory cells; C:
ciliated cells; D: naked nuclei of endocervical glandular cells. (obj. 20x)
Liquid-based cytology: morphological details of a cluster of columnar
endocervical cells. (obj. 20x)
Liquid-based cytology: normal superficial and intermediate squamous
cells and a cluster of columnar endocervical cells. (obj. 40x)
Normal endometrial
glandular cells

Citologa Exfoliativa 2016


Smear taken during menstruation: cluster of normal endometrial cells
with small dark nuclei, among squamous cells. (obj. 20x)
Smear taken during menstruation: cluster of normal endometrial cells
with small dark nuclei, among squamous cells. (obj. 20x)
Smear taken during menstruation: cluster of normal endometrial
cells with small dark nuclei, among squamous cells. (obj. 20x)