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Solitary metastasis to the uterine cervix from the early gastric cancer: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11198034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Metastasis of gastric cancer to the uterine cervix is rare, and a case of metastasis to the uterine cervix from early gastric cancer has never before been reported. We here present a patient who underwent a gastrectomy due to asymptomatic early gastric cancer found by chance and who subsequently suffered from a solitary metastasis to the uterine cervix from the primary early gastric cancer. Similar to Krukenberg tumors of the ovary, lymphatic dissemination is regarded as the route of metastasis from the stomach to the uterine cervix. We surmise that the present metastasis occurred through the lymphatic channel because lymph vessel permeations were found in both the primary lesion of the stomach and the metastatic lesion of the uterine cervix.
Authors:
Y Yokoyama; S Sato; M Futagami; Y Saito
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gynaecological oncology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0392-2936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2000  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-24     Completed Date:  2001-03-08     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100357     Medline TA:  Eur J Gynaecol Oncol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  469-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Aomori, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenocarcinoma / pathology,  secondary*
Adult
Female
Humans
Stomach Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / secondary*

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