Squamous intraepithelial lesions arising in benign endocervical polyps: a report of 9 cases with correlation to the Pap smears, HPV analysis, and immunoprofile.

@article{Chin2008SquamousIL,
  title={Squamous intraepithelial lesions arising in benign endocervical polyps: a report of 9 cases with correlation to the Pap smears, HPV analysis, and immunoprofile.},
  author={Nena W. Chin and Anne B Platt and Gerard J Nuovo},
  journal={International journal of gynecological pathology : official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={582-90}
}
Endocervical polyps are common benign lesions that typically arise in the endocervical canal of women from 40 to 60 years old. The reported incidence of squamous intraepithelial lesion (SIL) occurring in an endocervical polyp is typically less than 1/1,000 (0.1%). We report on 9 cases of SIL arising in otherwise classic benign endocervical polyps; these lesions were from a pool of about 1500 endocervical polyps for an incidence of approximately 0.5%. Five cases were low-grade SIL; of the 4… CONTINUE READING