Uterus
Carcinoma
Ciliated carcinoma

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 20 January 2017, last major update October 2011

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PubMed search: endometrial ciliated carcinoma

Cite this page: Ciliated carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/uterusciliated.html. Accessed April 28th, 2017.
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