Normal Histology and Cytology of the Endocervix and Endometrium

  • Rosemary H. Tambouret
  • David C. Wilbur
Part of the Essentials in Cytopathology book series (EICP, volume 19)


Knowledge of the histology and cytology of the mucosa of the endocervix and endometrium will vastly aid in the interpretation of cervical cytology samples. In this chapter the normal histology and cytology of the endocervix, lower uterine segment, and endometrium are described and illustrated along with nonneoplastic alterations of the normal under various conditions.


Histology Cytology Endocervix Lower uterine segment Endometrium Stroma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosemary H. Tambouret
    • 1
  • David C. Wilbur
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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