Article

Bone involvement in patients with cervical carcinoma: a single-institution cohort study

DOI: 10.1080/20742835.2019.1702299
Author(s): JL ButtDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Tygerberg Hospital, South Africa, MH BothaDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Tygerberg Hospital, South Africa

Abstract

Introduction: Bony metastases in cervical carcinoma are rare; however, autopsy studies indicate that they are underdiagnosed. A retrospective study was undertaken to describe the risk factors and tumour characteristics and estimate the prevalence of bone involvement in women with cervical cancer at a tertiary institution in South Africa.

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