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Clear-cell endocervical adenocarcinoma in a 19-year-old woman.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17183758     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The incidence of adenocarcinoma of the cervix is increasing within the US, but this diagnostic category is not typically associated with teenaged patients. A report on a case of a 19-year-old woman, with no history of diethylbestrol exposure in uteri, diagnosed with clear-cell endocervical adenocarcinoma is made. Malignant glandular cells were detected on both conventional and Thin Prep gynecologic tests with histologic confirmation. Human papilloma virus (HPV) high-risk type results were negative in this particular case. The patient's unremarkable medical and sexual history prompted us to review the diagnostic criteria and pathogenesis of the disease.
Jimmie Stewart; Kristen Bevans-Wilkins; Changhong Ye; Daniel F I Kurtycz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic cytopathology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  8755-1039     ISO Abbreviation:  Diagn. Cytopathol.     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-21     Completed Date:  2007-01-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506895     Medline TA:  Diagn Cytopathol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  839-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
(c) 2006 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Cytopathology Section, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell / diagnosis,  etiology,  pathology*
Cytodiagnosis / methods
Risk Factors
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / diagnosis,  etiology,  pathology*
Vaginal Smears

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