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Cervical villoglandular adenocarcinoma: a rare case report and review of the literature

  • Xibo Liu1,*,
  • Chuanling Hou1

1Department of Pathology, Shaoxing People’s Hospital (Shaoxing Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine), 312000 Shaoxing, Zhejiang, China

DOI: 10.22514/ejgo.2022.020 Vol.43,Issue 3,June 2022 pp.152-156

Submitted: 27 April 2022 Accepted: 31 May 2022

Published: 15 June 2022

*Corresponding Author(s): Xibo Liu E-mail: liuxibo@zju.edu.cn

Abstract

Villoglandular adenocarcinoma (VGA) is a rare variant of cervical adenocarcinoma classified as HPV-associated. We encountered a case of cervical VGA with no evidence of HPV infection reported below. A 50-year-old woman accidentally discovered cervical polyps during gynecological physical examination. After removal, the pathological examination was diagnosed as cervical VGA, and immunohistochemistry showed that p16 was focal positive expression. We reviewed the relevant literature to summarize the clinicopathological features of VGA and the key points of pathological diagnosis and differential diagnosis.


Keywords

Villoglandular adenocarcinoma; Adult; Female; Humans; Cervix; Pathology


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Xibo Liu,Chuanling Hou. Cervical villoglandular adenocarcinoma: a rare case report and review of the literature. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2022. 43(3);152-156.

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