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A case of endometrial carcinoma detected using transrectal ultrasound
  1. C. M. HOLLAND*,
  2. L. H. BERMAN and
  3. R. A. F. CRAWFORD*
  1. *The Cambridge Cancer Centre, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK
  2. Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK
  1. Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Cathrine M. Holland, Subspecialty Trainee in Gynaecological Oncology, Box 223, The Cambridge Cancer Centre, Addenbrookes Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK. Email: cath.holland{at}


Transvaginal ultrasound is commonly used in the investigation of postmenopausal bleeding. In this article, we report the use of transrectal ultrasound in the assessment of postmenopausal bleeding and detection of an endometrial carcinoma, where other methods of assessment were unsuccessful.

  • endometrial carcinoma
  • transrectal ultrasound

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