Liquid-Based Cytology of Villoglandular Adenocarcinoma of the Cervix: A Report of 3 Cases

@inproceedings{Choi2012LiquidBasedCO,
  title={Liquid-Based Cytology of Villoglandular Adenocarcinoma of the Cervix: A Report of 3 Cases},
  author={Younghwa Choi and Haeryoung Kim and Haiyoung Choi and Daehyun Hwang and Gheeyoung Choe and Jin-Haeng Chung and So Yeon Park and Hye Seung Lee and Jin Ho Paik and Hyo Jin Park},
  booktitle={Korean journal of pathology},
  year={2012}
}
Villoglandular adenocarcinoma (VGA) is a rare subtype of cervical adenocarcinoma with a more favorable prognosis compared to conventional adenocarcinomas. Although the tumors are usually recognized on colposcopic examination due to the mainly exophytic growth pattern, they may be underdiagnosed as benign lesions by cytology because of their minimal cytologic atypia. We report the liquid-based cytology (LBC) findings of three histologically confirmed VGAs which we have recently identified. They… CONTINUE READING

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