Colorectal carcinoma (sigmoid)

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu


Bleeding per rectum. Colonoscopy revealed a sigmoid colon growth.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Mid sigmoid colon non circumferential enhancing mural growth with transerosal spread. Associated 2cm sigmoid mesocolic deposit with four to five subcentimetric pericolonic lymph nodes. Moderate pericolonic fat stranding with mild mesenteric fluid. No other distant abdominal spread. 

Case Discussion

A classic case of colorectal carcinoma that has breached all layers of the gut and deposited in the mesentery with local lymph node spread. 

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Case information

rID: 57323
Published: 19th Dec 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Vivid Diagnostic Centre

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