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Indian J Nucl Med. 2020 Jan-Mar;35(1):68-69. doi: 10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_176_19. Epub 2019 Dec 31.

Rare Presentation of Isolated Scar Site Recurrence in a Case of Carcinoma Cervix.

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Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT, Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India.
Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India.


Scar site recurrence is a rare phenomenon and is even rarer in squamous cell carcinoma. We present a special case of isolated scar site recurrence in a patient with carcinoma cervix detected on fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography, 2 years after hysterectomy and radiotherapy.


Carcinoma cervix; fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography; scar site metastases

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