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Figure 3: (a) A smear categorized as atypical endocervical cells. A cluster of endocervical cells with enlarged nuclei, nuclear hyperchromasia and coarse chromatin (Pap stain, ×400). (b) Histologic section of the case seen in Figure 3a showing an endocervical adenocarcinoma in-situ. Intact endocervical gland lined by pseudostratified glandular cells with enlarged, elongated, hyperchromatic nuclei. A gland-in-gland arrangement is noted. Numerous mitotic figures and apoptotic bodies are seen. (H and E, ×400)

Figure 3: (a) A smear categorized as atypical endocervical cells. A cluster of endocervical cells with enlarged nuclei, nuclear hyperchromasia and coarse chromatin (Pap stain, ×400). (b) Histologic section of the case seen in Figure 3a showing an endocervical adenocarcinoma <i>in-situ</i>. Intact endocervical gland lined by pseudostratified glandular cells with enlarged, elongated, hyperchromatic nuclei. A gland-in-gland arrangement is noted. Numerous mitotic figures and apoptotic bodies are seen. (H and E, ×400)