International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 9, September 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Colonic Metastasis from a Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Cervix Presented with Intestinal Obstruction
      N J Nawarathna, D Chandrasekara, N R Kmarasinghe, P Ratnayake, B M R S Balasooriya, R A A Shaminda, M M Rizmi, R J K Senevirathne
Abstract: In patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the uterine cervix treated by radiation, 9-27% may develop distant metastasis. Common sites of distant metastasis are lungs, bones and para-aortic lymph nodes. Metastasis to the colon is very rare. We report a case of a 62 year old lady who was treated by Wertheim hysterectomy and adjuvant radiotherapy for stage III carcinoma of the uterine cervix. Three years later, she developed a metastatic growth in the transverse colon which was resected. It is important to differentiate squamous cell carcinoma metastasizing to the colon from a primary squamous cell carcinoma of the colon as latter has a better prognosis. Palliative resection of the colonic metastasis prevent further dissemination.

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N J Nawarathna, D Chandrasekara, N R Kmarasinghe, P Ratnayake, B M R S Balasooriya, R A A Shaminda, M M Rizmi, R J K Senevirathne (2018); Colonic Metastasis from a Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Cervix Presented with Intestinal Obstruction; Int J Sci Res Publ 4(9) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0914.php?rp=P333089
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