Synchronous gynecologic cancer and the use of imaging for diagnosis

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Endometrial and cervical cancers are the most prevalent gynecologic neoplasms. While endometrial cancer occurs in older women, cervical cancer is more prevalent in young subjects. The most common clinical manifestation in these two gynecological cancers is vaginal bleeding. In the first case, diagnosis is made based on histological and imaging evaluation of the endometrium, while cervical cancers are diagnosed clinically, according to the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO). The authors present a case of synchronous gynecological cancer of the endometrium and cervix diagnosed during staging on MRI and confirmed by histological analysis of the surgical specimen.

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Boaventura, C. S., Galvão, J. L. S., Soares, G. M. B., Bitencourt, A. G. V., Chojniak, R., Rezende Bringel, S. L., & De Brot, L. (2016). Synchronous gynecologic cancer and the use of imaging for diagnosis. Revista Da Associacao Medica Brasileira, 62(2), 116–119. https://doi.org/10.1590/1806-9282.62.02.116

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