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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2005;48(9):2227-2232.
Published online September 1, 2005.
A Case of hypercalcemia caused by metastasis of cervical carcinoma to the right acetabulum.
Yun Young Kim, Dong Kyu Noh, Chu Yeop Huh, Kyung Nam Ryu
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea. sabistorm@hanmail.net
2Department of Diagnostic Radiology, College of Medicine, Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
In cancer patient, hypercalcemia may develop. The mechanism is local osteolysis by metastasis of cancinoma, or secretion of hormone such as PTHrP (parathyroid hormone related peptides). Bone metastasis in carcinoma of uterine cervix is uncommon. In this report, we present a case of hypercalcemia caused by metastasis of cervical carcinoma to the right acetabulum with a brief review of the literature.
Key Words: Hypercalcemia, Cervical Carcinoma, Bone metastasis


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