volume 29, issue 2, P181-184 2010
DOI: 10.1097/pgp.0b013e3181b70176
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Serdar Balc, Arzu Saglam, Alp Usubutun

Abstract: Mucinous adenocarcinoma of the cervix has 5 subtypes: endocervical, intestinal, signet-ring cell, minimal deviation, and villoglandular. There are only rare reports of primary signet-ring cell carcinoma of the cervix in the literature. Herein we report a 53-year-old woman with cervical adenocarcinoma with signet-ring cell morphology. Thorough systemic examination did not reveal another primary focus. DNA extraction from paraffin-embedded tissue revealed the presence of human papilloma virus (HPV) type 18, whic…

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