Papillary squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix

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 of frank keratinization and koilocytic change.

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

See also

Article information

rID: 38444
System: Gynaecology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix (papillary type)
  • Papillary squamous cell carcinoma (PSCC) of the uterine cervix
  • PSCC cervix

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