Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Cervix

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Title: Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Cervix
Description: Vaginal adenosis in which many squamous pegs, mucinous pools and mucinous droplets are seen in cross-section. The squamous epithelium of the pegs and surface epithelium are composed of mature glycogen poor basal and parabasal cells, and should not be mistaken for dysplastic squamous cells or for carcinoma in situ (H&E, x 43).
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.