Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Cervix

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Title: Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Cervix
Description: Iodine staining of the cervix and the vagina. After staining, the entire cervix as well as part of the vagina fail to stain (pale yellow) and are distinct from those areas of normal (glycogenated) squamous epithelium in the vagina which stain normally (brown).
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Gynecologic
Cancer Types -- Cervical Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Unknown Photographer
AV Number: AV-8311-3798
Date Created: November 1983
Date Added: August 11, 2009
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.