IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 33 / Issue 4 / pii/1631087290640-2104081148

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Open Access Case Report
A case of extramedullary solitary plasmacytoma arising at the uterine cervix
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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2 Department of Pathology, Shanghai Changzheng Hospital (China)
These authors contributed equally.
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2012, 33(4), 423–424;
Published: 10 August 2012

Extramedullary plasmacytomas are localized plasma cell neoplasms that arise in tissues other than bone and bone marrow. Primary plasmacytomas of the female genital tract are extremely rare and present a substantial diagnostic challenge. We report a case of a 38- year-old woman who presented with an endocervical polypoid. Surgical removal of the polyp was carried out. The final pathological report revealed primary plasmacytoma of the uterine cervix. The diagnosis was further facilitated by the use of immunohistochemistry and clonal immunoglobulin heavy-chain gene rearrangement. We performed a simple hysterectomy by laparoscopy on the patient and kept a close follow-up. She has remained well for more than eight years. The clinical characteristics and histopathologic findings of plasmacytoma of the uterine cervix are discussed.
Cervical plasmacytoma
Primary plasmacytoma
Uterine cervix
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