Lynch syndrome: duodenojejunal adenocarcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Natalie Yang


Abdominal pain. Prior surgery.

Patient Data

Age: Young adult

Evidence of prior abdominal surgery with no large bowel gas visible (total prophylactic colectomy). Apparent rounded soft tissue mass in the left upper quadrant. 

In the left upper quadrant, anterior to the renal pelvis, is a focal region of mural thickening with consistent (in a patient with known Lynch syndrome) with a DJ flexure adenocarcinoma. Note the previous colectomy. 

Case Discussion

This patient has known Lynch syndrome and has had prophylactic colectomy. 

Presents with DJ flexure adenocarcinoma, confirmed at laparotomy. 

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Case information

rID: 6863
Case created: 23rd Aug 2009
Last edited: 17th Nov 2016
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