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WHO Classification of Tumours
Endometrioid adenocarcinoma, NOS
Cervix uteri


Definition

Endometrioid adenocarcinoma is an adenocarcinoma characterized by the presence of malignant glandular epithelial cells resembling endometrial cells. It can arise from the uterine body, ovary, fallopian tube, cervix, vagina, and uterine ligament.

Endometrioid adenocarcinomas account for up to 30% of cervical adenocarcinomas. Compared with endometrioid adenocarcinomas of the endometrium, squamous elements are less common. There is little or no intracellular mucin

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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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