Cervical cancer is one of the most common gynecologic malignancies. Approximately 3% are diagnosed during pregnancy, of
which seventy five percent are in early stages 1A-1B . Pregnancy does not have a negative effect on the course or prognosis of cervical cancer . Diagnosis made in late second trimester may pose significant management challenges due to the presence of a fetus approaching aviability.Cervical cancer diagnosed during pregnancy poses significant challenges for the patients and their physicians. Management depends on gestational age, disease stage, size of the lesion and patients desire to continue with pregnancy. In a late second trimester pregnancy complicated by rapidly progressing bulky cervical cancer, optimal outcome was achieved using a multidisciplinary approach. Fetal intra cardiac potassium chloride injection is helpful in the management of select cases.
Last date updated on September, 2014