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Article
November 1995

Uterine Cervical Carcinoma Metastasis to Subconjunctival Tissue

Author Affiliations

Camden, NJ

Arch Ophthalmol. 1995;113(11):1362-1363. doi:10.1001/archopht.1995.01100110022012
Abstract

A 28-year-old woman with a history of metastatic uterine cervical carcinoma, who was in clinical remission after chemotherapy, was seen for two elevated subconjunctival nodules. Results of excisional biopsy revealed a rare case of metastasis from a poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix.

Report of a Case.  A 28-year-old woman was diagnosed as having poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix. She underwent radical hysterectomy with lymph node dissection in January 1992. In November 1992 she underwent radiation treatment because of bone metastases. A magnetic resonance imaging scan of the brain with contrast was normal in July 1993. She completed chemotherapy with 10 cycles of cisplatin in August 1993 and went into clinical remission. She had no visual complaints at that time. In September 1993 she saw an ophthalmologist, complaining of having seen two masses on the superior bulbar surface of her right eye.Ocular

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