Squamous esophageal and cardiac mucosa: normal appearances.
The former (Fig. 2.87) has the characteristics of squamous epithelium elsewhere in the body; there are deeper papillae with cellular palisading and more superficial vacuolated
squamous cells. The latter (Fig. 2.88) is a simplified glandular mucosa which may include occasional parietal cells but is mainly comprised of simplified mucosal glands.
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