Cervix
Sarcoma / lymphoma / other
Ewing sarcoma / PNET

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Revised: 26 April 2017, last major update May 2007

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PubMed Search: Ewing sarcoma PNET cervix

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Definition / general
  • Extremely rare, < 20 cases reported
  • May present as abnormal uterine bleeding
  • May have similar prognostic factors as other sites (5 year survival of 70% with chemotherapy), although limited number of cases
Case reports
Treatment
  • Surgery and chemotherapy
Gross description
  • May be necrotic and hemorrhagic
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Diffuse sheets of small round cells with scant cytoplasm, hyperchromatic and vesicular nuclei, indistinct nucleoli
Microscopic (histologic) images

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H&E


Not necessarily cervix:

PAS+ glycogen

Positive stains
Molecular / cytogenetics description
  • t(11:22)(q24,q12) - EWS/FLI1 fusion transcript
Electron microscopy description
  • Large glycogen pools in cytoplasm, few cytoplasmic organelles, rare neurosecretory granules, no cell projections