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Cerebral metastasis of cervical cancer, report of two cases and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22977669     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cervical cancers spread locally through the angiolymphatic apparatus and very rarely metastasize to the brain. The intracranial metastasis is a late event and a sign of poor prognosis. We present two cases of uterine cervical carcinomas with brain metastasis presenting with severe headaches in one case and hemiparesis and aphasia in the other one. Palliative craniotomy and debulking of the tumor was performed in both patients.
Authors:
Reza Setoodeh; Ardeshir Hakam; Yuan Shan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2012-09-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of clinical and experimental pathology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1936-2625     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Clin Exp Pathol     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-14     Completed Date:  2013-02-07     Revised Date:  2013-07-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101480565     Medline TA:  Int J Clin Exp Pathol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  710-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anatomic Pathology, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenocarcinoma / metabolism,  secondary*,  therapy
Adult
Brain Neoplasms / metabolism,  secondary*,  therapy
Cerebrum / pathology*
Combined Modality Therapy
Craniotomy
Fatal Outcome
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Palliative Care / methods
Prognosis
Tumor Markers, Biological / metabolism
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / metabolism,  pathology*,  therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Tumor Markers, Biological
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