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vaginal endometrioid adenocarcinoma

Tuesday 2 October 2007

Synopsis

- pure or predominant component of typical endometrioid adenocarcinoma
- squamous metaplasia
- mucinous metaplasia
- prominent nonvillous papillae

See also

- vaginal adenocarcinoma

  • Vaginal adenocarcinoma is the second most common primary cancer of the vagina, yet there has been very little study of most subtypes other than clear cell carcinoma.

References

- Staats PN, Clement PB, Young RH. Primary Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma of the Vagina: A Clinicopathologic Study of 18 Cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2007 Oct;31(10):1490-1501. PMID: #17895749#