A Rare Presentation of Recurrence of Endometrial Carcinoma to Abdominal Wall: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Endometrial carcinoma is the fourth most common carcinoma in females worldwide. Due to early symptoms, these are diagnosed at an early stage and thus have a good prognosis. Recurrences usually occur to the pelvic and para-aortic lymph nodes, vagina, peritoneum, and lungs. They occur rarely in the bones, brain, intra-abdominal organs, abdominal wall, and muscle.
We present a case of a 42-years-old nulliparous female with diagnosed carcinoma of the endometrium who underwent total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy with surgical staging and presented after 30 months with an isolated recurrence of endometrioid carcinoma at an atypical location on the anterior abdominal wall.
KeywordsAnterior abdominal wall Endometrial carcinoma Recurrences Total abdominal hysterectomy
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