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Year : 1994  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 94-5

Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the cervix in a young patient.

Dept of Radiotherapy, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Asarwa Ahmedabad.

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S Dixit
Dept of Radiotherapy, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Asarwa Ahmedabad.

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Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the cervix is a rare disease. It usually occurs in an elderly age group. A case who presented at a younger age (30 years) is being reported. The chief complaint was excessive vaginal bleeding for 2 months. Per vaginum examination revealed a growth. She was staged FIGO IIIb. She was treated with radical radiotherapy. Disease regressed slowly and complete local response appeared after six months of treatment. Presentation of adenoid cystic carcinoma in younger age group and effect of radiotherapy in advanced stage is reviewed.


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