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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

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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

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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)