Primary vaginal adenocarcinoma of intestinal type arising from an adenoma: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Mudhar2001PrimaryVA,
  title={Primary vaginal adenocarcinoma of intestinal type arising from an adenoma: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Hardeep Singh Mudhar and Jacqueline Haymon Smith and J. Tidy},
  journal={International journal of gynecological pathology : official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={204-9}
}
A 1 cm polypoid lesion was encountered on the posterior vaginal wall in a 56-year-old woman with no history of diethylstilbestrol exposure that on microscopic examination was a moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma of intestinal type. The tumor was cytokeratin 20 and carcinoembryonic antigen positive and negative for cytokeratin 7. Mucin histochemistry demonstrated the presence of o-acetylated sialomucin, a specific marker of large intestinal differentiation. The initial interpretation… CONTINUE READING

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