Tunnel cluster

From WikiProjectMed
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Micrograph of a tunnel cluster. H&E stain.

A tunnel cluster, more formally tunnel cluster of the cervix and cervical tunnel cluster, is a benign group of dilated endocervical glands in the cervix.[1][2]

It can be confused for a malignancy, i.e. cervical cancer.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 WHO Classification of Tumours Editorial Board, ed. (2020). "8. Tumours of the uterine cervix". Female genital tumours: WHO Classification of Tumours. Vol. 4 (5th ed.). Lyon (France): International Agency for Research on Cancer. p. 335-390. ISBN 978-92-832-4504-9. Archived from the original on 2022-06-17. Retrieved 2023-10-22.
  2. Lucksom, Pesona Grace; Sherpa, Mingma; Sharma, Barun Kumar; Tiwari, Vatika (August 2022). ""Tunnel Clusters" an Unexplored World for Gynaecologists: A Case Report". Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India. 72 (4): 360–363. doi:10.1007/s13224-021-01542-6. ISSN 0971-9202. Archived from the original on 2023-10-22. Retrieved 2023-10-22.