endocervix

Cervix

What is the cervix? The cervix is part of the female genital tract. It is found at the bottom of the uterus where it forms an opening and a canal into the endometrial cavity of the uterus. The outer surface of the cervix is lined by two types of cells that form a barrier called …
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Endocervical adenocarcinoma

What is endocervical adenocarcinoma? Endocervical adenocarcinoma is a type of cervical cancer. It develops in the cervix from the glandular cells normally found in the endocervical canal. Most tumours develop from a non-invasive type of cancer called endocervical adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS). Both endocervical adenocarcinoma and AIS are frequently caused by a virus called human …
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Endocervical polyp

What is an endocervical polyp? An endocervical polyp is a non-cancerous growth in the cervix. It is made up of endocervical glands and stroma. This type of growth is called a polyp because it sticks out from the inner surface of the endocervical canal. What are common symptoms of an endocervical polyp? Symptoms of an …
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