Cerebellar metastasis in squamous cell vulvar carcinoma

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Abstract

Introduction

Brain metastasis is rarely seen in gynecologic cancers. It is more rarely encountered in vulvar carcinoma.

Case history

A 56-year-old postmenopausal women referred our gynecologic oncology unit for the treatment of locally advanced vulvar carcinoma. Twenty-five days after the operation she developed vertigo and nistagmus. Cranial MRI investigation revealed that she had multiple cerebellar metastasis.

Conclusion

Brain metastasis might be seen in patient with vulvar carcinoma. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of vulvar carcinoma which developed cerebellar metastasis.

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