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A Case of Villoglandular Papillary Adenocarcinoma of the Uterine Cervix Diagnosed during Early Pregnancy Followed by Successful Term Delivery.
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PMID:  20589215     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Villoglandular papillary adenocarcinoma (VPA) is a very rare subtype of adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix, but a well-recognized variant of cervical adenocarcinoma with a favorable prognosis and generally occurring in women of child-bearing age. Only five cases of VPA and pregnancy have been reported. Herein, we report a case of VPA diagnosed during early pregnancy and managed successfully with conservative measures; our patient delivered a healthy baby in full term. A successful pregnancy can be completed in patients with VPA without lymph-vascular invasion, when treated conservatively. This management is particularly desirable in young women to preserve reproductive capability.
Authors:
Noriyuki Takai; Chihiro Hayashita; Satoru Nakamura; Hisashi Narahara; Hideo Matsumoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in medicine     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  1687-9635     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Med     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-30     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101512910     Medline TA:  Case Rep Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  314547     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1-1 Idaigaoka, Hasama-machi, Yufu-shi, Oita 879-5593, Japan.
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