Adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix of probable Wolffian origin

Pathology. 1979 Oct;11(4):713-18. doi: 10.3109/00313027909059053.


An unusual type of adenocarcinoma involving the endocervix and the lower segment of the uterus resulting in a vaginal vault recurrence 7 years after hysterectomy is discussed. Features of the tumour which suggest a probable Wolffian duct (or mesonephric) origin are outlined.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adenocarcinoma / etiology*
  • Adenocarcinoma / pathology
  • Adult
  • Cervix Uteri / pathology
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Hysterectomy
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / etiology*
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / pathology
  • Wolffian Ducts / pathology*