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PubMed Search: Vasculitis cervix

Branko Perunovic, D.M.
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Cite this page: Perunovic B. Vasculitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cervixvasculitis.html. Accessed June 1st, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Vasculitis of any type affecting the female genital tract is usually an isolated finding (only 10% have systemic disease, Int J Gynecol Pathol 2000;19:258)
  • Isolated polyarteritis nodosa of female genital tract is rare, either giant cell type in postmenopausal women in any part of female genital tract or PAN type in younger women affecting cervix (Mod Pathol 1994;7:610)
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

Case of the Week #91
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Inflammatory infiltrate in the vessel wall

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Lymphocytes, neutrophils and occasional eosinophils

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Fibrinoid necrosis within the media

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