Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma coexisting with adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix - a rare entity

Authors

  • Mukta Meel SMS Medical college, Jaipur, India
  • Arpita jindal SMS Medical college, jaipur, India
  • Mukesh kumar SMS Medical college & attached hospital
  • Alka Mittal SMS Medical college, Jaipur, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jpn.v10i2.28736

Keywords:

Carcinoma; Cervix Immunohistochemistry; Neuroendocrine; Tumor

Abstract

Squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma are the most common histological types of cervical cancer. The co-existence of two histological types is rare. Here we report a case of a 65-year-old woman with a complaint of postmenopausal bleeding and a history of foul-smelling discharge per vagina for  8  months. On examination cervix flared up with growth, bled on touch, parametrium was involved and adherent anteriorly with bladder & posteriorly with the rectum. Cervical biopsy revealed small cell carcinoma coexisting with Adenocarcinoma. Later it was confirmed by immunohistochemistry.

 

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Author Biographies

Mukta Meel, SMS Medical college, Jaipur, India

Department of Pathology

Arpita jindal, SMS Medical college, jaipur, India

Professor, department of pathology

Mukesh kumar, SMS Medical college & attached hospital

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Alka Mittal, SMS Medical college, Jaipur, India

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology

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Published

2020-11-22

How to Cite

Meel, M., jindal, A., kumar, M., & Mittal, A. (2020). Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma coexisting with adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix - a rare entity. Journal of Pathology of Nepal, 10(2), 1783–1785. https://doi.org/10.3126/jpn.v10i2.28736

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Case Reports