Uterus
Carcinoma
Ciliated carcinoma



Topic Completed: 1 October 2011

Revised: 25 February 2019

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PubMed search: endometrial ciliated carcinoma

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Ciliated carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/uterusciliated.html. Accessed August 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Rare subtype of well differentiated endometrioid adenocarcinoma with good prognosis (Int J Gynecol Pathol 1983;2:1)
  • May derive from complex ciliated metaplasia
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Neoplastic glands composed predominantly or exclusively of ciliated cells with stromal invasion
  • Minimal atypia
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Irregular glands invading deeply in the myometrium are lined predominantly by ciliated cells



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Irregular glands invading deeply in the myometrium are lined predominantly by ciliated cells

Cytology description
Differential diagnosis
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