Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

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Agya Shrestha*, Samriddhi Karki, Deepa Chudal

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Glassy cell carcinoma of cervix: A case report

Case Report

Author Details : Agya Shrestha*, Samriddhi Karki, Deepa Chudal

Volume : 8, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 428-430

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Glassy cell carcinoma of the cervix is a rare subtype of adenosquamous carcinoma associated with aggressive course and poor prognosis. It is considered to originate from the subcylindrical reserve cells of the cervix and has been associated with human papillomavirus. Histologically glassy cell carcinoma is composed of nestes of large cells with ground glass cytoplasm and large vesicular nuclei with prominent nucleoli. Nuclear pleomorphism and tumor giant cells are frequently seen. Mitotic activity is brisk. Infiltration by eosinophils and plasma cells with admixture of lymphocytes is a characteristic feature. Focal squamous and glandular differentiation may be seen. The immunohistochemistry markers are positive for squamous cell carcinoma (p63, CK34) and adenocarcinoma(MUC1, MUC2, CEA).Here we present a case of 49 year old female diagnosed as glassy cell carcinoma histologically and immunohistochemically.

Keywords: Cervical cancer, Glassy cell carcinoma.

How to cite : Shrestha A, Karki S, Chudal D, Glassy cell carcinoma of cervix: A case report. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2021;8(3):428-430

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