A Case Report on Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Uterine Cervix: A Rare Occurrence


Case Report

Author Details : Iffat Jamal

Volume : 3, Issue : 1, Year : 2016

Article Page : 107-109


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Abstract

Adenoid cystic carcinoma constitutes around 0.5%-2% of all carcinomas of uterine cervix. It usually presents in elderly age group. Very few cases have been reported in young age group. Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a rare variant of adenocarcinoma cervix. It is a locally aggressive tumour which is capable of distant metastasis in its early stage. This is a case report of Adenoid cystic carcinoma of uterine cervix, Stage III that was successfully operated upon and followed by radiotherapy.

Key words: Adenoid cystic carcinoma, Adenoid basal carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, metastasis, uterine cervix


How to cite : Jamal I, A Case Report on Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Uterine Cervix: A Rare Occurrence. Indian J Pathol Oncol 2016;3(1):107-109


Copyright © 2016 by author(s) and Indian J Pathol Oncol. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)



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