A Rare Presentation of Recurrence of Endometrial Carcinoma to Abdominal Wall: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

  • S. R. Anjili Kumari
  • S. R. Simi Kumari
  • Vijayanand Choudhary
  • S. R. Syed Nazneen
  • Sangeeta Pankaj
Case Report
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Abstract

Introduction

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.

Case Report

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.

Keywords

Anterior abdominal wall Endometrial carcinoma Recurrences Total abdominal hysterectomy 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest and they have not received any grant.

Human and Animal Rights

This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects, and it is a case report.

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© Association of Gynecologic Oncologists of India 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. R. Anjili Kumari
    • 1
  • S. R. Simi Kumari
    • 1
  • Vijayanand Choudhary
    • 2
  • S. R. Syed Nazneen
    • 1
  • Sangeeta Pankaj
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Gynecological Oncology, Regional Cancer CentreIndira Gandhi Institute of Medical SciencesPatnaIndia
  2. 2.Department of PathologyIndira Gandhi Institute of Medical SciencesPatnaIndia

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