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Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology


A Case Report on Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Uterine Cervix: A Rare Occurrence


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Author Details: Iffat Jamal

Volume : 3

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2394-6792

Print ISSN : 2394-6784

Article First Page : 107

Article End Page : 109


Abstract

Adenoid cystic carcinoma constitutes around 0.5%-2% of all carcinomas of uterine cervix. It usually presents in elderly age group. Very few cases have been reported in young age group. Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a rare variant of adenocarcinoma cervix. It is a locally aggressive tumour which is capable of distant metastasis in its early stage. This is a case report of Adenoid cystic carcinoma of uterine cervix, Stage III that was successfully operated upon and followed by radiotherapy.

Key words: Adenoid cystic carcinoma, Adenoid basal carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, metastasis, uterine cervix