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Case Report

Year: 2018 | Month: June | Volume: 8 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 389-391

Papillary Squamotransitional Cell Carcinoma of Uterine Cervix- An Uncommon Histopathological Variant

Sunil Vitthalrao Jagtap1, Saswati Boral1, Nitin Kshirsagar2, Swati S Jagtap3, Vidya Aher1

1Professor, Department of Pathology, 2Gynaecology, 3Physiology,
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University, Karad, India.

Corresponding Author: Dr. Sunil Vitthalrao Jagtap


A 45 years female having complaints of blood tinged per vaginal discharge of 6 month duration. On per vaginal examination showed growth at the cervix which bleed on touch. Papanicolaou cervical smear study revealed positive for malignant cells. On histopathology reported as Papillary Squamo-Transitional cell carcinoma of cervix. We are presenting this case of rare variant of squamous cell carcinoma of cervix (PSCC) for its clinical and histopathological features, as it is diagnostically challenging to differentiate from others cervical lesions.
Conclusion:-PSCC is a rare histological subtype of squamous cell carcinoma of cervix. A high index of suspicion and awareness by clinician and pathologist are required to make accurate diagnosis in papillary lesion of cervix.

Key words: Cervical cancer, Papillary tumor, Transitional cell carcinoma.

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