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The Korean Journal of Helicobacter  and Upper Gastrointestinal Research 2013;13(1):55-59.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.7704/kjhugr.2013.13.1.55    Published online March 10, 2013.
A Case of Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinomas from the Endocervix to the Stomach without Local Recurrence
Dong Hwan Kim, Dae Soon Kwon, Gu Hyum Kang, Sun Hyung Kang, Hee Seok Moon, Jae Kyu Sung, Hyun Yong Jeong, Kyu Sang Song
1Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chungnam National University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea. mhs1357@cnuh.co.kr
2Department of Pathology, Chungnam National University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea.
Abstract
Extra-pelvic spread of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the cervix to the stomach is extremely rare. We report a case of a 50-year-old woman who presented with dysphagia two years after diagnosis of SCC of the cervix. At esophagogastroduodenoscopy, there was a 1.5x1.2 cm sized ulcero-fungating mass at the cardia portion just beneath the esophagogastric junction which was biopsied for a suspected neoplastic lesion. Histologic and immunohistochemical examinations showed a SCC with characteristics identical to her original tumor from the cervix confirming gastric metastasis. Therefore, we report a case of endocervical SCC with metastatic lesions in the stomach 2 years after the initial diagnosis.
Key Words: Carcinoma, Squamous cell; Uterine cervical neoplasms; Neoplasms metastasis


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