Intracranial metastases from adenocarcinoma of cervix: A case report

Department of Radiation Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center, Rohini-V, New Delhi, India.
International Journal of Gynecological Cancer (Impact Factor: 1.96). 05/2005; 15(3):561-3. DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-1438.2005.15326.x
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Nagar YS, Shah N, Rawat S, Kataria T. Intracranial metastases from adenocarcinoma of cervix: a case report. Int J Gynecol Cancer 2005;15:561–563. Carcinoma of cervix usually spreads contiguously to the adjacent organs, by lymphatics to the pelvic and para-aortic lymph nodes and by hematogenous route to distant organs. The common sites of distant metastasis are lung, supraclavicular lymph nodes, liver, and bones. The brain is a rare site of metastasis. We report here a rare case of a 72-year-old woman with carcinoma of cervix, FIGO stage IIA, who developed metastases to the brain.

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