Combined signet ring cell and glassy cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix arising in a young Japanese woman: a case report with immunohistochemical and histochemical analyses.

@article{Moritani2004CombinedSR,
  title={Combined signet ring cell and glassy cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix arising in a young Japanese woman: a case report with immunohistochemical and histochemical analyses.},
  author={Suzuko Moritani and Shu Ichihara and Ryoji Kushima and Fumiyoshi Sugiura and Masafumi Mushika and Steven G. Silverberg},
  journal={Pathology international},
  year={2004},
  volume={54 10},
  pages={787-92}
}
Signet ring cell carcinoma and glassy cell carcinoma are both rare histological subtypes of uterine cervical cancer. This report is of a case of uterine cervical carcinoma arising in a 29-year-old woman who had major components of signet ring cell carcinoma and glassy cell carcinoma within the same tumor. Histochemical and immunohistochemical analyses, including high and low molecular weight cytokeratins, p63 and MUC5AC, additionally demonstrated the squamous and adenocarcinomatous… CONTINUE READING