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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2010;53(10):946-951.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5468/kjog.2010.53.10.946    Published online October 1, 2010.
Sarcomatoid squamous cell carcinoma of uterine cervix.
Young Park, Jee Hae Cho, Jong Sil Lee, Jeong Kyu Shin, Won Jun Choi, Jong Hak Lee, Won Young Paik
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea. wypaik@gnu.ac.kr
2Gyeongsang Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea.
3Department of Pathology, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea.
Abstract
Sarcomatoid squamous cell carcinoma (SSCC) is composed of squamous cell carcinoma element and spindle cell element, and can occur in any organ, such as the lung, skin and esophagus. But SSCC in uterine cervix is very rare. The prognosis of SSCC is poorer than squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of uterine cervix. We report here a case of SSCC of uterine cervix with a brief review of literature.
Key Words: Sarcomatoid squamous cell carcinoma, Uterine cervix


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