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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 213-215

Lymphoma of the cervix: A diagnostic pitfall on cervicovaginal smear


1 Departments of Pathology, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Yesilyurt, Izmir, Turkey
2 Departments of Hematology, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Yesilyurt, Izmir, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Aylin Orgen Calli
Department of Pathology, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Yesilyurt, Izmir, Turkey
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9371.101184

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Malignant lymphoma that secondarily involves the cervix is a rare condition and may be difficult to distinguish from follicular cervicitis and small cell carcinoma. Cervical lymphoma is sometimes misdiagnosed on cervicovaginal cytology due to its rarity. We report a case of a cervical lymphoma in a 65-year-old woman, which was diagnosed as a squamous cell carcinoma on cervicovaginal cytology.


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