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Ann Med Res. 2011; 18(4): 269-271

The Youngest Advanced Stage Grade III Endometrial Carcinoma: A Case Report

Ebru Öztürk*, Mete Gürol Uğur*, Yelda Özkan*, Abdullah Aydın**, Özcan Balat*




Inroduction: Endometrail cancer, typically diagnosed in the postmenopausal years, is the most common gynecologic malignancy. Young women with endometrial carcinoma are considered to have a favorable prognosis with early stage, well differentiated lesions. In this report we present young patient with advanced stage endometrial adenocarcinoma who had poor prognosis.

Case Report: A 23 year old female applied to the hospital because of postabortal bleeding despite revision curettage. Endometral sampling was perfomed and grade 3 endometrail adenocarcinoma was diagnosed. Athought total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salphingoopherectomy, pelvic-paraaortic lymphadenectomy, infracolic omentectomy and chemotherapy were performed, recurrence of the tumor was observed one year after the surgery. The patient died because of sepsis in 24 years old.

Conclusion: In this report endometrial cancer was observed in 23 years old patient with no obvious risk factor. This report is the youngest advanced stage grade 3 endometrial adenocarcinoma in the literature. Further studies to evaluate the etyopathogenic mechanisms of endometrial cancer without risk factors are needed.

Key Words: Advanced Stage Endometrium Cancer; Youngest.

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