High-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix uteri

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Synonyms: High-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of the uterine cervix | Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix uteri | Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine cervical carcinoma

High-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix uteri is a rare aggressive primary cervical neoplasm originating from neuroendocrine cells present in the lining epithelium of the cervix characterized macroscopically by usually large lesions sometimes with a barrel-shaped appearance. Patients often present with abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge pelvic/abdominal pain post-coital spotting and/or dysuria while symptoms related to carcinoid syndrome are not frequent.

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