Glandular cells in vaginal cytology Papanicolaou tests in patients with hysterectomy for endometrial adenocarcinoma

Erica Steele, Saleem A. Umar, Philip Bomeisl, John Miedler, Kristine M. Zanotti, Jay K. Wasman, Daniel C. Hunt, Fadi W. Abdul-Karim

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Abstract

The vaginal apex is the most common site of recurrence in patients with endometrial cancer. Although studies demonstrate that <1% of asymptomatic vaginal recurrences are detected by routine vaginal cytology alone, many practitioners still include it as part of the routine surveillance in these patients after hysterectomy. To further evaluate the effectiveness of vaginal cytology as a surveillance tool, we assessed the subsequent findings in patients reported to have benign and atypical glandular cells on vaginal cytology after hysterectomy performed for endometrial cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)138-140
Number of pages3
JournalDiagnostic cytopathology
Volume40
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2012

Keywords

  • atypical glandular cell
  • endometrial adenocarcinoma
  • vaginal cytology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Histology

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    Steele, E., Umar, S. A., Bomeisl, P., Miedler, J., Zanotti, K. M., Wasman, J. K., Hunt, D. C., & Abdul-Karim, F. W. (2012). Glandular cells in vaginal cytology Papanicolaou tests in patients with hysterectomy for endometrial adenocarcinoma. Diagnostic cytopathology, 40(2), 138-140. https://doi.org/10.1002/dc.21533