Distinction of endocervical and endometrial adenocarcinomas: immunohistochemical p16 expression correlated with human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA detection.

@article{AnsariLari2004DistinctionOE,
  title={Distinction of endocervical and endometrial adenocarcinomas: immunohistochemical p16 expression correlated with human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA detection.},
  author={Mohammad Ali Ansari-Lari and Annette Staebler and Richard J. Zaino and Keerti V. Shah and Brigitte M. Ronnett},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={160-7}
}
Determining the origin of uterine adenocarcinomas can be difficult in biopsy and curettage specimens because the morphologic spectrum of endocervical and endometrial adenocarcinomas overlaps. In hysterectomy specimens, the primary site is often equivocal for tumors that involve the lower uterine segment and endocervix and lack identifiable precursor lesions… CONTINUE READING