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Cervical Cancer Presenting as an Omental Cake

Canbaz, Fevziye, MD*; Celik, Handan, MD; Kefeli, Mehmet, MD; Tosun, Migraci, MD

doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000002255
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In women, peritoneal carcinomatosis usually originates from primary ovarian cancer. We report a case of omental cake as the initial presentation of a cervical cancer, which is extremely rare for this disease. 18F-FDG PET/CT imaging demonstrated diffuse hypermetabolic abdominopelvic peritoneal carcinomatosis originating from cervical cancer that was confirmed by histopathologically.

From the Departments of *Nuclear Medicine,

Obstetrics and Gynecology, and

Pathology, Ondokuz Mayis University Hospital, Samsun, Turkey.

Received for publication June 17, 2018; revision accepted July 11, 2018.

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.

Correspondence to: Fevziye Canbaz, MD, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University Medical Faculty, Kurupelit, 55139 Samsun, Turkey. E-mail: fcanbaz@omu.edu.tr, fcanbazt@gmail.com.

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