Lymphoma of the cervix

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Pelvic pain and vaginal discharge

Patient Data

Age: 25 years old
Gender: Female
MRI

Diffuse enlargement of the cervix and infiltration of the cervical stroma with tissue that show altered signal displaying increased signal than the surrounding cervical stroma in T1 and T2. The endocervical canal is preserved and the cervical serosal surface is intact.

Case Discussion

Diagnosis: Cervical lymphoma (histopathologically proved)

Non Hodgkin lymphoma may involves the uterine or cervical stroma causing diffuse enlargement rather than focal masses with preservation of endocervical canal. Usually there is no involvement of the epithelium and hence no ulceration occurs.Differential consideration includes cervical carcinoma, leiomyoma and metastatic deposits.

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Case information

rID: 26528
Case created: 26th Dec 2013
Last edited: 9th Mar 2016
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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