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WHO Classification of Tumours
Adenocarcinoma, intestinal type
Cervix uteri


Definition

A variant of adenocarcinoma arising from epithelium which has undergone intestinal metaplasia. It is histologically characterized by neoplastic tubular glands or papillary structures lined predominantly by cells with an intestinal phenotype, namely goblet cells or colonic-type epithelium or both, with or without a variable number of endocrine and Paneth cells
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Tavassoli FA, Devilee P (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2003



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