Papillary squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix

Last revised by Dr David Luong on 14 Feb 2022

Papillary squamous cell carcinoma (PSCC) of the cervix is a distinct subtype of squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix.

Pathology

These tumors are characterized by a papillary architecture containing fibrovascular cores and moderate to severe dysplasia without any frank keratinization and koilocytic change.

The role of human papillomavirus (HPV) in its development has been debated.

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