Minimal-deviation endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix. A report of five cases of a distinctive neoplasm that may be misinterpreted as benign.

@article{Young1993MinimaldeviationEA,
  title={Minimal-deviation endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix. A report of five cases of a distinctive neoplasm that may be misinterpreted as benign.},
  author={Robert H. Young and Robert E. Scully},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1993},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={660-5}
}
We describe five cervical adenocarcinomas with unusual, deceptively benign histological features that occurred in women 34 to 42 years of age and caused problems in interpretation. The tumors were incidental findings in hysterectomy or cone-biopsy specimens in four patients; the fifth patient was investigated because abnormal glandular cells were found on a Papanicolaou smear. One patient had been exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol. The cervix is known to have been abnormal on gross… CONTINUE READING