Cytologic features of gastric-type adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix.

  title={Cytologic features of gastric-type adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix.},
  author={Fumi Kawakami and Yoshiki Mikami and Tamotsu Sudo and Kiyoshi Fujiwara and Takanori Hirose and Tomoo Itoh},
  journal={Diagnostic cytopathology},
  volume={43 10},
BACKGROUND Gastric-type mucinous carcinoma (GAS) is a clinically aggressive variant of cervical adenocarcinoma. This study sought to describe the cytologic features of GAS. METHODS We reviewed the cervical and endometrial smears of 14 patients with a histopathologic diagnosis of GAS. All slides were conventionally smeared. We included 20 controls with usual-type endocervical adenocarcinoma (UEA). RESULTS Monolayered and honeycomb sheets were observed in 78.6% (11/14) of patients with GAS… CONTINUE READING

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