Background: Although genital prolapse and carcinoma of the uterine cervix are not rare event, their association is very uncommon. We report a case of this association.
Case presentation: A-79-year-old female presented with 11 months history of post-menopausal bleeding, pelvic pain and sensation of heaviness which was increasing in intensity over than 8 months. Physical assessment showed a large genital prolapse third degree and ulcerous and necrotic lesion at the lower part prolapse. Histopathological examination of cervical biopsies revealed well differentiated and invasive squamous cell carcinoma. She was staging according to the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics staging system 2009 as FIGO IIIB. The patient was treated by palliative chemotherapy. After 3 months, the patient died.
Conclusion: Genital prolapse with cervical carcinoma is a rare association. In fact, it is necessary to individualize the optimal treatment for each patient to improve life quality and the prognosis.
Sarah El-Abbassi, Sanae El-Majjaoui, Hanan El-Kacemi, Tayeb Kebdani and Noureddine Benjaafar