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Post-menopausal bleeding 

Post-menopausal bleeding
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Post-menopausal bleeding
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Josephine Vivian-Taylor

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10.1093/med/9780199654994.003.0022
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date: 23 September 2019

Endometrial cancer is the most common gynaecological malignancy in the developed world, and most commonly presents with post-menopausal bleeding This case describes a case of endometrioid endometrial carcinoma in a 60-year-old woman who underwent a total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpino-oophorectomy, and bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy. The case provides a useful dialogue through which to explore current controversies such as routine intraoperative pelvic lymphadenectomy, open versus minimally invasive surgical techniques, and fertility-sparing procedures.

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