Gynaecological pathology: Cervix: Squamous carcinoma: Ureteric obstruction

01 February 2012
Presented by Mark Arends.

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Squamous carcinoma of the cervix

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A 1960 autopsy specimen from a 50 year old woman who had noticed a lump in her right breast 5.5 months prior to her death. She was treated with radiotherapy. She was noticed to be anaemic and vaginal examination showed stage 3 carcinoma of the cervix. Cystoscopy showed bladder infiltration and biopsy showed squamous carcinoma of the cervix. She died after vaginal haemorrhage.

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