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Synchronous Renal Cell Carcinoma with Carcinoma Cervix: An Unusual Clinical Presentation

Mangala Sharma, Akhlak Hussain, Mamta Sharma

Citation Information : Sharma M, Hussain A, Sharma M. Synchronous Renal Cell Carcinoma with Carcinoma Cervix: An Unusual Clinical Presentation. J South Asian Feder Menopause Soc 2020; 8 (1):52-53.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10032-1197

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Background: Cervical cancer (CC) is the second most common cancer among women in India, while renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common malignancy of kidney with a rising trend. Association of RCC with other malignancies, such as bladder and rectal carcinoma, is well known but with pelvic tumors, such as CC, are rare. Case description: A 45-year-old female P2L2 presented with the complain of foul-smelling discharge off and on and intermenstrual bleeding, was diagnosed having carcinoma cervix stage 2A, and later found to have RCC stage T1b on further evaluation. Patient underwent a radical hysterectomy with bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy with partial nephrectomy. Histopathology of renal specimen showed clear cell carcinoma with infiltrated margins, for which interval complete nephrectomy was performed. Conclusion: There are only few reports of dual cancers of cervix and kidney in literature. The recent increase in incidence is ascribed to improving imaging facilities.

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