Vaginal Metastatic Recurrence of a Bladder Tumor after Anterior Pelvectomy – A Case Report
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Recurrence
Urothelial carcinoma
Vaginal metastasis

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Aboulaich Y, Kharbach Y, Khallouk A. Vaginal Metastatic Recurrence of a Bladder Tumor after Anterior Pelvectomy – A Case Report. Integr J Med Sci [Internet]. 2023 Aug. 28 [cited 2024 Mar. 3];10. Available from: https://mbmj.org/index.php/ijms/article/view/699

Abstract

Background: Vaginal metastatic recurrence after anterior pelvic pelvectomy for bladder tumor is a rare occurrence that remains unexplained and requires specific recommendations to prevent or effectively treat it in a timely manner.
Case report: We report on a 69-year-old female patient with a history of hyperthyroidism who had undergone anterior pelvic pelvectomy for bladder tumor and presented a year later with vaginal bleeding. Gynecological examination with a speculum revealed four small budding tumors on the anterior vaginal wall. An anatomopathological study confirmed urothelial carcinoma. We performed surgical excision of all masses and complemented it with radiotherapy.
Conclusion: The purpose of our presentation is to discuss predictive factors for vaginal metastatic recurrence and to emphasize the importance of gynecological examination in follow-up after anterior pelvic pelvectomy, which we believe should be included in the recommendations for such follow-up.

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