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WHO Classification of Tumours
Mucinous adenocarcinoma
Corpus uteri


Definition

Mucinous adenocarcinoma is an invasive adenocarcinoma composed of malignant glandular cells which contain intracytoplasmic mucin. Often, the infiltrating glandular structures are associated with mucoid stromal formation.
The prognosis is similar to that of other low-grade endometrial adenocarcinomas
and generally favourable

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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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