Search This Blog

Cervical transformation zone.

(A) Click to view.

(B) Click to view.

(A) Reserve cells in the transformation zone are continuous with the basal cells of the ectocervix and may undergo columnar and squamous metaplasia. Photomicrographs at bottom depict (from left to right) quiescent subcolumnar reserve cells, reserve cells undergoing columnar differentiation, reserve cells undergoing squamous metaplasia and ectocervical squamous epithelium (right).

(B) Schematic of the development of the cervical transformation zone.

1 comment:

  1. Hello, I work for the CA Dept. of Public Health and am interested in using the image above (A) of the cervical transformation zone in a presentation. Could you please email me and let me know where you got the image so that I can contact them to get permission? Thank you, Cathy @