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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 242

Calvarial metastasis from endometrial carcinoma: Case report and review of the literature


1 Operative Unit of Neurosurgery, Bolzano, Italy
2 Service of Pathology, Regional General Hospital, Bolzano, Italy

Correspondence Address:
Paolo C Cecchi
Operative Unit of Neurosurgery, Regional General Hospital, Via Boehler, Bolzano
Italy
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1793-5482.146648

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Hematogenous bone metastases from endometrial carcinoma are not frequent and their treatment is a matter of debate. We describe an extremely rare case of calvarial metastasis from endometrial carcinoma in an 80-year-old woman treated by means of one-step surgical radical resection and heterologous cranioplasty, along with a review of the literature regarding epidemiology, clinico-radiological features, prognosis, and management of skull metastases.


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