Metastatic endometrial carcinoma in the lung: unusual timing and site

  • P M Zaheeruddin Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Prameela G Chelakkot Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
  • Michelle Aline Antony Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
  • Keechilat Pavithran Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
  • Makuny Dinesh Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
Keywords: Endometrial adenocarcinoma, extra pelvic metastases, lung metastasis

Abstract

Endometrial cancer is the seventh most common gynecological malignancy. The standard of care is surgery, followed by further treatment based on the surgical and histological findings.1 Usually, recurrences (80%) from endometrial cancer are seen within three years of hysterectomy and late recurrences are rare. The incidence of isolated lung recurrences is approximately 2.3-7%.2,3 This is a case report of endometrial cancer with locoregional and distant recurrence.

Author Biographies

P M Zaheeruddin, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
MBBS, DMRT Resident Department of Radiation Oncology Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Kochi India
Prameela G Chelakkot, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
MBBS, MD Associate Professor Department of Radiation Oncology Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre Kochi
Michelle Aline Antony, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
MBBS, MD, DGO Assistant Professor Department of Surgical Oncology Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Kochi India
Keechilat Pavithran, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
MBBS, MD, DM Professor and Head Department of Medical Oncology Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Kochi India
Makuny Dinesh, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
MBBS, MD, DNB Professor and Head Department of Radiation Oncology Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Kochi India
Published
2013-10-11
Section
Case Studies