A 40-year-old female asked:
How likely is it that cervical adenocarcinoma couldbe missed on a pap test?
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General Surgery 46 years experience
Cervical cancers are: Usually of squamous cell type, and pap smears detect a vast majority of them. Adenocarcinomata of cervix uteri are distinctly rare, but cytology should be able to detect them with high accuracy, along with adenocarcinomata of vagina.
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Last updated Nov 30, 2014
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