Carbonic anhydrase IX is strongly overexpressed in adenocarcinoma in situ of the cervix uteri

Department of Pathology, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.
Histopathology (Impact Factor: 3.45). 09/2013; 64(4). DOI: 10.1111/his.12288
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Adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) or high grade cervical glandular intraepithelial neoplasia comprises approximately one percent of cervical in situ lesions and is well accepted as precursor of invasive adenocarcinoma.(1) High-risk human papilloma virus infection has been demonstrated as the most important causative agent of AIS. At present, however, we still know far less about metabolic features of these lesions This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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