Placental site nodule: a clinicopathologic study of 38 cases.

  title={Placental site nodule: a clinicopathologic study of 38 cases.},
  author={Phyllis C. Huettner and Deborah J. Gersell},
  journal={International journal of gynecological pathology : official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists},
  volume={13 3},
This report describes the clinical, histological, and immunohistochemical features of 38 cases of placental site nodule (PSN), a recently described lesion of intermediate trophoblast (IT). The patients ranged in age from 20 to 47 years (mean, 31.1 years). PSNs were diagnosed in endometrial (30 cases), endocervical (seven cases), and both endometrial and endocervical specimens (one case). The majority of biopsies were prompted by an abnormal Pap smear (13 cases) or complaints of menorrhagia (21… CONTINUE READING