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K Devendra, SK Tay
Correspondence: Dr Devendra Kanagalingam, email@example.com
A case of advanced carcinoma of the cervix presenting as a psoas abscess is described. This unusual presentation has been reported in association with AIDS but is extremely rare in HIV-negative women. This case report emphasises the importance of awareness of unusual causes of the psoas abscess in an era when the classical tuberculous abscess is fast disappearing.
Keywords: squamous cell carcinoma, cervical cancer
Singapore Med J 2003; 44(6): 302-303