A series of 5 cases of carcinoma of the cervix complicated by a ruptured pelvic abscess is presented and the literature reviewed. Staging is quite inaccurate in these patients. Treatment must be highly individualized and consists of a combination of operation and irradiation. Prognosis appears to be related primarily to the stage of the lesion rather than to the coexistence of severe adnexal infection.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Southern Medical Journal|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1974|
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