Endometrial carcinoma: example of FIGO - stage 1a

Case contributed by Dr Sophie O'Dowd

Presentation

The patient presented with intermenstrual bleeding. On ultrasound her endometrium was thickened measuring 19mm.

Patient Data

Age: 44
Gender: Female
MRI

MRI FIGO stage 1a Endometrial Carcinoma

There is a soft tissue mass in the endometrial cavity which demonstrates homogeneous isointense signal intensity on T2 weighted images. There is no myometrial extension. The uterine cervix and vagina are normal. The parametria are clear. No pelvic lymphadenopathy or omental lesions.

Case Discussion

FIGO Staging System for Endometrial carcinoma [1]:

  • 1a: tumour confined to the body of the uterus with no or less than 50% myometrial invasion
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Case information

rID: 41693
Case created: 15th Dec 2015
Last edited: 28th Apr 2016
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