Tubal metaplasia of the uterine cervix: a prevalence study in patients with gynecologic pathologic findings.

@article{Jonasson1992TubalMO,
  title={Tubal metaplasia of the uterine cervix: a prevalence study in patients with gynecologic pathologic findings.},
  author={Jon Gudmundur Jonasson and H H Wang and Donald A. Antonioli and Barbara S. Ducatman},
  journal={International journal of gynecological pathology : official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists},
  year={1992},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={89-95}
}
Tubal metaplasia (TM) of endocervical epithelium may be confused with endocervical dysplasia or adenocarcinoma in histologic or cytologic specimens. However, the potential magnitude of this problem is unknown, because the prevalence of endocervical TM in routine surgical pathology material is undefined. To determine the prevalence, distribution, and associated features of endocervical TM, we retrospectively reviewed a consecutive series of cone biopsy specimens (n = 82) and hysterectomy… CONTINUE READING