Laparoscopic Trachelectomy for Cervical Stump 'Carcinoma in situ'
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A 43-year-old, who underwent a subtotal hysterectomy for postpartum hemorrhage following a normal delivery, 10 years ago, presented with a history of persistent vaginal discharge and post-coital bleeding. A pap smear reported moderate dysplasia, and a subsequent colposcopic biopsy reported severe dysplasia with crypt extension. The patient underwent a laparoscopic trachelectomy, and histology of the stump reported cervical squamous carcinoma in situ, with no microinvasion.
CitationJ Gynecol Endosc Surg. 2011 Jan;2(1):58-60. doi: 10.4103/0974-1216.85287.
College of health sciences,University of Nairobi