Late recurrence of squamous cell cervical cancer in an episiotomy site after vaginal delivery

Noah A. Goldman, Gary L. Goldberg

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Rarely is late recurrence from cervical cancer diagnosed at the episiotomy site. We report a case of a patient diagnosed with squamous cell cervical cancer at the time of delivery. CASE: Recurrence at the episiotomy site was noted more than 5 years after initial diagnosis of cervical cancer and was treated with surgery and radiotherapy. The patient has had no evidence of disease 54 months after treatment. CONCLUSION: After review of the literature, it appears that surgery combined with radiotherapy is recommended over single modality treatments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1127-1129
Number of pages3
JournalObstetrics and gynecology
Volume101
Issue number5 SUPPL.
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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