Skin Metastasis with Non-healing Ulcer: An Unusual Presentation of Metastasis of Carcinoma Cervix

Authors

  • Nur Sayeeda Professor of Gynae. & Obstetrics Department, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Shamima Rahman Junior Consultant, Gynae. & Obstetrics Department, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Shamsun Nahar Junior Consultant (Gynae),Upazilla Health Complex, Debhatta, Satkhira
  • Sultana Afroj Associate Professor of Gynae. & Obstetrics Department, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jbcps.v37i2.40567

Keywords:

Carcinoma cervix, Skin metastasis

Abstract

Carcinoma of the uterine cervix is the most common gynecological malignancy in developing countries. Most frequent metastasis of carcinoma cervix occurred locally. Distal metastasis via lungs, bones, liver reported frequently but skin metastasis are very rare incidence. Here we present a case of skin metastasis of carcinoma cervix. A 42 year old lady presented with a skin swelling with non-healing ulcer over the swelling in outpatient department of Dhaka Medical College. She had history of Wertheim’s Hysterectomy 1year back for carcinoma cervix stage II A (FIGO classification). On skin biopsy she was diagnosed as a case of cutaneous metastasis of carcinoma cervix.

J Bangladesh Coll Phys Surg 2019; 37(2): 89-92

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Published

2019-03-13

How to Cite

Sayeeda, N., Rahman, S., Nahar, S., & Afroj, S. (2019). Skin Metastasis with Non-healing Ulcer: An Unusual Presentation of Metastasis of Carcinoma Cervix. Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons, 37(2), 89–92. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbcps.v37i2.40567

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Case Reports