Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 61  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 593--595

Polyp of the uterine cervix with heterologous fatty tissue


Irene Pecorella1, Marco Monti2, Maria Luisa Framarino Dei Malatesta2, Gaia Ciardi1 
1 Department of Radiological, Oncological and Anatomic Pathology Sciences, University of Rome “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy
2 Department of Gynecological and Urological Science, University of Rome “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy

Correspondence Address:
Irene Pecorella
Department of Radiological, Oncological and Anatomic Pathology Sciences, University of Rome “Sapienza”, Viale Regina Elena, 324 00161 Rome
Italy

This report documents an uncommon case of choristomatous cervical polyp-containing fat tissue. The patient was a 24-year-old female who presented with irregular intermenstrual bleeding. On examination, a polypoid lesion with smooth outlines, measuring 1 cm in diameter was removed. Microscopic examination demonstrated abnormal fibrous stroma, devoid of endocervical glands, containing mature adipose tissue, and thick-walled blood vessels. The lesion was covered by a typical mature squamous cell outer lining. To the best of our knowledge, this is only the second report of an adipose tissue arising from the cervical wall. Further clinicopathologic considerations are needed to elucidate the origin of the fatty component in cervical polyps.


How to cite this article:
Pecorella I, Monti M, Dei Malatesta ML, Ciardi G. Polyp of the uterine cervix with heterologous fatty tissue.Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2018;61:593-595


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Pecorella I, Monti M, Dei Malatesta ML, Ciardi G. Polyp of the uterine cervix with heterologous fatty tissue. Indian J Pathol Microbiol [serial online] 2018 [cited 2022 Oct 7 ];61:593-595
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