Rare Papillary Serous Carcinoma In A Nigerian: Case Report And Literature Review

  • SA Malami Department of Morbid Anatomy, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria Army Base Hospital, Yaba, Lagos
  • VI Oniyiorah Department of Morbid Anatomy, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria Army Base Hospital, Yaba, Lagos
  • NI Ohaya Department of Morbid Anatomy, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria Army Base Hospital, Yaba, Lagos
Keywords: Cervix, Papillary, Carcinoma

Abstract

Objective: To present a rare case of papillary serous carcinoma of the cervix and review the literature.
Materials and Methods: An illustrative case seen by the authors in a fifty-two year old Nigerian woman with stage III carcinoma of the cervix.
Results: The clinical and pathological features of this rare tumour are discussed and compared with other cases already reported in the literature.
Conclusion: Diagnosis of PSCC is based on the histological demonstration of a clear-cell papillary carcinoma in the cervix and the exclusion of an endometrial primary.
Key words: Cervix, Papillary, Carcinoma
Highland Medical Research Journal Vol.1(3) 2003: 39-40
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