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Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Cervix with Sister Mary Joseph's Nodule: About a Case and Literature Review

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1106874, PP. 1-7

Subject Areas: Oncology

Keywords: Neuroendocrine Carcinoma, Cervix, Sister Mary Joseph's Nodule, HPV

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Neuroendocrine tumors are a rare and aggressive histological variant of the cervix, and they have several differences compared to other types of cervical cancer, in prognosis, diagnosis and treatment. In this paper we report the case of a 39-year-old patient that was taken care of in the medical oncology department at the Hassan II University Hospital Center, for an advanced neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix with a Sister Mary Joseph’s nodule. The aim of this work is to highlight this rare location of neuroendocrine tumors and their very aggressive character; by describing the different clinical, radiological and anatomopathological aspects of the primary tumor as well as umbilical metastasis.

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Darif, K. , Oualla, K. , Hazzaz, R. E. , Zouiten, O. , Siyouri, O. , Acharfi, N. , Boujarnija, R. , Amaadour, L. , Benbrahim, Z. , Arifi, S. and Mellas, N. (2020). Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Cervix with Sister Mary Joseph's Nodule: About a Case and Literature Review. Open Access Library Journal, 7, e6874. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1106874.

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