Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Case reports | Cytology description | Positive stains | Differential diagnosis
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Definition / general
- Extramammary Paget disease of vulva is rare; ~ 2% of vulvar neoplasms (Diagn Cytopathol 2005;32:353)
- Infrequently involves cervix and vagina and can be detected on pap smears
- 78 year old woman with extensive disease detected by pap smear (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1988;112:941)
- Large cells with high N/C ratio, round nuclei, large nucleoli, clumped chromatin and occasional large cytoplasmic vacuoles
- Alsp pseudocannibalism, signet ring cells