Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Cervix

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Title: Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Cervix
Description: Metaplastic squamous adjacent to normal squamous apithelium that is glycogen rich. The squamous pegs in the lamina propria represent glands replaced entirely by metaplastic squamous epithelium (H&E, x45). This of the photograph illustrates the junction of metaplastic squamous epithelium (left) adjacent to normal squamous epithelium (right). The hyperkeratosis on the left would appear as leukoplakia on colposcopy (H&E, x 250).
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 10, 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.