Endometrial cancer with bone marrow metastases: a management dilemma
Keywords: infiltration, Grade 3 endometrioid endometrial cancer, leucoerythroblastic blood film, mortality, palliative care
AbstractA case is presented of a 67-year-old woman referred to the authors’ institution with endometrioid endometrial cancer with a leucoerythroblastic blood film and marked thrombocytopenia. On further evaluation, it was confirmed that she had grade 3 endometrial cancer with bone marrow involvement (FIGO stage IVB). This is a rare complication of endometrial cancer and her marked thrombocytopenia severely limited her treatment options. (Full text available online at www.medpharm.tandfonline.com/ojgo) South Afr J Gynaecol Oncol 2017; DOI: 10.1080/20742835.2017.1394628
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