Cervix - Cytology
Benign / nonneoplastic lesions
Atypical polypoid adenomyoma

Author: Farnaz Hasteh, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 14 April 2017, last major update November 2010

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Definition / general
  • Tumor of endometrium, lower uterine segment and endocervix composed of atypical complex glands with squamous metaplasia mixed with myofibromatous storm
  • Should be considered in differential diagnoses of atypical glandular cells
Case reports
Cytology description
  • Tightly backed clusters of glandular cells and loose aggregates of bland smooth muscle cells in premenopausal patients (Diagn Cytopathol 2000;22:176)
Differential diagnosis