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gastric-type endocervical adenocarcinoma

Thursday 16 March 2017

Gastric-type adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix (GAS) is a rare variant of mucinous endocervical adenocarcinoma not etiologically associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, with minimal deviation adenocarcinoma (MDA) at the well-differentiated end of the morphologic spectrum. These tumors are reported to have worse prognosis than usual HPV associated endocervical adenocarcinoma (UEA).

Open references

- Gastric-type Endocervical Adenocarcinoma: An Aggressive Tumor With Unusual Metastatic Patterns and Poor Prognosis. Karamurzin YS, Kiyokawa T, Parkash V, Jotwani AR, Patel P, Pike MC, Soslow RA, Park KJ. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Nov;39(11):1449-57. doi : 10.1097/PAS.0000000000000532
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