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Single brain metastasis as onset of stage I endometrial carcinoma in patient affected by multiple sclerosis: the first case in literature

Marco Marinaccio*, Clark Christopher, Porfido Valeria, Carmen Zaza, Giovanni Falcicchio, Roberta Pellicciari, Maria Luigia Mastronardi, Alessia Giannoccaro, Miriam Dellino and Ettore Cicinelli

Published: 25 April, 2023 | Volume 7 - Issue 1 | Pages: 012-015

Brain metastases in any gynecological cancer are a rare occurrence. Even more so, it is extremely rare for a gynecological malignancy to manifest itself with symptoms indicative of cerebral involvement. Literature regarding the association between MS and cancer is conflicting. We herein report a rare presentation of single metastasis of endometrial carcinoma in a 59-year-old woman affected by Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS). A head CT scan was performed, which revealed the presence of an expansive lesion in the left parietal region. After careful assessment, a high-grade endometrial carcinoma was diagnosed and a decision was made to remove both the primary lesion and the brain metastasis in one sitting, through a conjoined surgery session involving neurosurgeons and gynecologists. The postoperative course was free from complications up until a few days after being transferred to a rehabilitation center, where she died following respiratory complications.

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Keywords:

Brain metastasis; Endometrial cancer; Multiple sclerosis

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