Histology Course S XI 2 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histokurs

S XI 2 squamous cell carcinoma of the portio (moderatly differentiated, nonkeratinizing)  HE further information (German) on HiPaKu
  ICD-10: C53.9; ICD-O: 8070/3

42-year-old female. Contact bleeding. Gynaecological examination of polypoid tumour seen in the area of the anterior and posterior part of the labia. Biopsy with diagnosis of carcinoma. Wertheim operation.

- On the one side intact cervical portio, on the other side less intact endocervix. In between deeply invasive and destructively growing tumour consisting of predominantly solid and partly anastomosing strands. No keratin pearl formation. Moderate nuclear polymorphism, moderately high rate of mitoses, which are atypical.
- Predominantly superficial chronic inflammatory infiltration
- Extensive lymphangiosis and haemangiosis carcinomatosa