Cerebral metastasis of cervical uterine cancer: report of three cases.

@article{Cordeiro2006CerebralMO,
  title={Cerebral metastasis of cervical uterine cancer: report of three cases.},
  author={Joacir Graciolli Cordeiro and Daniel Monte-Serrat Prevedello and L{\'e}o Fernando da Silva Ditzel and Carlos Umberto Pereira and Jo{\~a}o C{\^a}ndido Ara{\'u}jo},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  year={2006},
  volume={64 2A},
  pages={300-2}
}
Cervical uterine cancer (CUC) spreads locally (pelvis and paraortic lymphnodes) or distantly (lungs, liver and bones). Metastasis to central nervous system (CNS) are rare. There are about 80 cases reported in the literature. Outcome is poor and survival varies from 3 to 6 months. Three cases of CNS metastasis from CUC are reported, one infratentorial and two supratentorials in location. In one patient, the initial manifestation was due to the cerebral lesion, a feature reported for the first… CONTINUE READING

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