cystic carcinoma (ACC) is usually an epithelial neoplasm of the salivary glands
but can also occur inthe lacrimal glands and the mucous glands of the respiratory tract,
breasts and skin. Very rarely, it may affect the uterine cervix. We report here
a case of a woman with postmenopausal bleeding for 7 months, who on physical
examination presentedwith a vegetative and friable tumor lesion in the uterine cervix,
measuring about 5 cm in diameter. The abdominal and pelvic computed tomographyscans
showed a hypodense and heterogeneous mass in the cervix and uterine isthmus.
Histopathological examination and immunohistochemical assays confirmed the
diagnosis of ACC. The different pathological aspects, therapeutic options and
prognostic factors of ACC are discussed.
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