Benign / nonneoplastic lesions
Florid deep glands

Topic Completed: 1 May 2007

Revised: 21 December 2018, last major update May 2007

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PubMed Search: Florid deep glands

Branko Perunovic D.M.
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Definition / general
  • Usually an incidental microscopic finding
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Diffusely scattered endocervical glands within endocervical stroma extending to outer third of cervical wall
  • Less variability in size and shape of glands than minimal deviation adenocarcinoma
  • No atypia, no desmoplastic stroma, no vascular or perineurial invasion
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