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Adenomyoma of the Cervix: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature

Uppal, Shweta MD1; Heller, Debra S. MD1; Cracchiolo, Bernadette MD2

Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease: July 2003 - Volume 7 - Issue 3 - p 218-220
Case Review

Adenomyoma of the cervix is a rare benign neoplasm, one of a group of benign endocervical lesions that may histologically be confused with an aggressive cervical carcinoma, adenoma malignum. We recently encountered a case that distorted the cervix and pushed it under the pubic symphysis. We present this case, review the literature of this rare lesion, and discuss the differential diagnosis of this group of endocervical lesions.

1Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and 2Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Women's Health, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Reprint requests to: Debra S. Heller, MD, Department of Pathology–UH/E158, UMDNJ-NJMS, 185 South Orange Ave., Newark, NJ 07103. E-mail: hellerds@umdnj.edu

©2003The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology