Benign / non-neoplastic lesions
Mesonephric papilloma

Author: Dr. Branko Perunovic (see Authors page)

Revised: 3 November 2015, last major update May 2007

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PubMed Search: Mesonephric papilloma cervix

Definition / General
  • Also called mullerian papilloma
  • Rare, benign, polypoid lesion of cervix or vagina of young girls to adult women
  • Treat with local excision; may recur, but good prognosis
Case Reports
Micro Description
  • Superficially located, composed of papillary stalks covered by mucinous epithelium with focal squamous metaplasia
  • Stroma is highly cellular fibrous tissue
  • No atypia, minimal mitotic activity
Micro Images

Various images and immunostains

Borderline vaginal tumor in above case history -

Papillary tumor with various epithelial types

Focal atypia due to stratification, pleomorphism and atypical mitotic figure

Positive Stains
Negative Stains
Differential Diagnosis
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