Cervical stump squamous cell carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Vaginal discharge - post hysterectomy

Patient Data

Age: 60 y
Gender: Female
  • Pelvic images demonstrate a large mass involving the cervical stump, with the following characteristics:
  1. Interruption of the T2 hypointense stromal ring
  2. Invasion of the right posterior UB wall
  3. Right pelvic side wall invasion manifested by right hydronephrosis
  4. Involvement of the whole vaginal canal
  5. Enlarged right deep pelvic lymph node with cystic degeneration.
  • Images of the upper abdomen lower chest show multiple hepatic pulmonary deposits.


Case Discussion

60 year old female patient describes offensive vaginal discharge following hysterectomy (10 years ago) due to a multi fibroid uterus. MRI of the abdomen and pelvis demonstrated a cervical stump mass with parametrial invasion, pelvic side wall invasion, right posterior urinary bladder wall invasion , enlarged right deep pelvic lymph nodes as well as multiple hepatic and pulmonary deposits.

The mass was pathologically proven to be squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix.

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Case information

rID: 48049
Published: 16th Sep 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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