Chronic plasma cell cervicitis simulating a cervical malignancy: a case report.

BACKGROUND Only one case of plasma cell cervicitis, a rare variant of chronic cervicitis, has been reported. We report a second case and present data supporting the detection of human papillomavirus (HPV) outside of epithelial tissues. CASE A 67-year-old woman was found to have a large cervical tumor. Extensive diagnostic evaluation failed to reveal a… (More)