Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Cervix

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Title: Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Cervix
Description: A colpophotograph of a glandular epithelium extending into the right lateral vaginal fornix (top). Three years later, the glandular epithelium is no longer present in the vagina but has been replaced by squamous metaplasia, shown in the colpophotomicrograph as punctation and mosaicism (bottom).
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.