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Cervical Cancer Presenting as an Omental Cake.

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Summary of "Cervical Cancer Presenting as an Omental Cake."

In women, peritoneal carcinomatosis usually originates from primary ovarian cancer. We report a case of omental cake as the initial presentation of a cervical cancer, which is extremely rare for this disease. F-FDG PET/CT imaging demonstrated diffuse hypermetabolic abdominopelvic peritoneal carcinomatosis originating from cervical cancer that was confirmed by histopathologically.

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Name: Clinical nuclear medicine
ISSN: 1536-0229
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