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Korean J Gastroenterol 2019; 73(3): 182-185  https://doi.org/10.4166/kjg.2019.73.3.182
Pancreatic Metastasis from Adenocarcinoma of the Uterine Cervix
Do Jun Kim, Jin Myung Park , Ji Hyun Kim, Kilwoo Nam, Chang Don Kang, Sung Joon Lee, Kyoungyul Lee1 and Yong Hwan Jeon2
Departments of Internal Medicine, Anatomic Pathology1 and Radiology2, Kangwon National University Hospital, Kangwon National University School of Medicine, Chuncheon, Korea
Correspondence to: Jin Myung Park, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangwon National University Hospital, Kangwon National University School of Medicine, 156 Baengnyeong-ro, Chuncheon 24289, Korea. Tel: +82-33-258-9235, Fax: +82-33-258-2404, E-mail: youreon.park@gmail.com, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8798-0587
Received: June 2, 2018; Revised: July 16, 2018; Accepted: August 9, 2018; Published online: March 25, 2019.
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Pancreatic metastasis from cervical cancer is extremely rare. We report a case of metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas from uterine cervical cancer. A 70-year-old woman was referred because of a pancreatic mass detected by CT. She had been diagnosed with uterine cervical adenocarcinoma 20 months previously. After concurrent chemoradiotherapy, CT showed no evidence of the cervical mass, and follow-up showed no evidence of recurrence. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy of the pancreatic mass resulted in a diagnosis of metastatic adenocarcinoma from uterine cervix.
Keywords: Pancreas; Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration; Adenocarcinoma; Uterine cervical neoplasms

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