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Villoglandular papillary adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix diagnosed during pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21061805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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 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 pregnancy and this patient delivered a healthy baby. 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.
N Takai; C Hayashita; S Nakamura; H Narahara; H Matsumoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gynaecological oncology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0392-2936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-10     Completed Date:  2010-12-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100357     Medline TA:  Eur J Gynaecol Oncol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  573-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma, Papillary / diagnosis*,  pathology*
Cesarean Section
Lymphatic Metastasis
Neoplasm Staging
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / diagnosis*
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology*

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