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This photomicrograph of a Papanicolaou test, or Pap test, revealed findings indicative of adenocarcinoma of the cervix. Note that the purple-staining, malignant cells contained prominent, mucin filled intracytoplasmic vacuoles. These cancer cells were surrounded by inflammatory cells, primarily white blood cells (WBCs) known as neutrophils.
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