Peri-Ampullary Metastasis From Endometrial Adenocarcinoma: A Rare Etiology of Obstructive Jaundice

Eimad Ahmmad, Ahmad S. Abdulkarim, Ahmed Dirweesh

Abstract


Endometrial cancer is the commonest gynecologic malignancy, of which adenocarcinoma is the most common histologic type. While most women who relapse present with local symptoms within 3 years of the initial diagnosis, metastatic disease usually involves the abdominal cavity and liver. Herein we present a rare case of a patient with a remote history of endometrial adenocarcinoma status-post curative surgical resection and adjuvant therapy who presented with obstructive jaundice proved to be secondary to peri-ampullary metastasis of uterine adenocarcinoma.




Gastroenterol Res. 2019;12(1):37-39
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1129

Keywords


Endometrial; Peri-ampullary; Jaundice

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