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Benign / non-neoplastic lesions

Mesonephric remnants / rests

Reviewer: Farnaz Hasteh, M.D., UCSD Medical Center (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 10 December 2010, last major update December 2010
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● May cause abnormal pap smears (Int J Gynecol Pathol 2003;22:121)
● Mesonephric adenocarcinoma is a rare varient of cervical adenocarcinoma that arises from mesonephric rests deep in the cervical stroma

Positive stains

● PAX2 (Am J Surg Pathol 2010;34:137), bcl2, CD10 (usually), p16 (weak, Gynecol Oncol 2010;116:468)

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