publication . Article . 2015

Humeral Metastasis from Cervical Cancer: A Rare Case Report

Sonia Chhabra; KanikaTaneja; Megha Ralli; Sunita Singh; Aditi Arora; Sohrab Arora; Pansi Gupta;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2015 Journal: Middle East Journal of Cancer (issn: 2008-6709, eissn: 2008-6687, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Long bone metastasis in cervical cancer is a rare presentation generally seen in the lumbar column or ribs. The reported rates of bone metastases are between 15%-29%. It is associated with poor prognosis. Bone scan and magnetic resonance imaging are useful techniques for diagnosis. In this case report, a 32-year old female with a previous history of cervical carcinoma FIGO stage IIIA presented with severe pain and swelling in her right humerus. X-ray and magnetic resonance imaging findings were non-conclusive and suggestive of a lytic lesion. She was diagnosed with metastatic cervical cancer according to fine needle aspiration cytology. Fine needle aspiration cy...
free text keywords: Cervical cancer, Metastasis, Humeral, FNAC, Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens, RC254-282
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