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Metastatic bone involvement in vulvar cancer: report of a rare case and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23091900     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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PURPOSE: Bone metastasis secondary to vulvar carcinoma is an infrequent clinical entity. Only ten cases have been published in the literature. We describe a case of squamous vulvar carcinoma, that presented with cervical vertebral involvement, as a part of distant spread.
CASE: A 69-year-old woman presented with radicular pain and a painful cervical mass. MRI of the cervical spine was performed, showing an osteolytic lesion with spinal cord compression.
CONCLUSION: This case was unique in presenting vertebral metastasis eight months after chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Authors:
M Tolia; N Tsoukalas; K Platoni; M Dilvoi; P Pantelakos; N Kelekis; V Kouloulias
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gynaecological oncology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0392-2936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100357     Medline TA:  Eur J Gynaecol Oncol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  411-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Radiation Therapy Unit, Second Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Athens "Attikon", Athens, Greece. mariatolia1@gmail.com
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