Metastatic colon cancer

Case contributed by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad


Abdominal pain and chronic constipation.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

Several nodules are scattered at both lungs less than 17mm. There are also several atelectatic bands scattered bilaterally. 
Multiple low enhancing masses are seen at liver less than 95mm.
A few small stones are seen at both kidneys less than 4mm. 
Increased wall thickness due to tumoral infiltration is present at proximal of transverse colon measuring 4cm in length. 
Small fat containing umbilical hernia is present. 
The prostate gland is enlarged.
Degenerative changes as osteophytosis are seen at the lumbar spine.

Case Discussion

Path proven colon adenocarcinoma with multiple hepatic and pulmonary metastasis.
Colorectal cancers can be found anywhere from the cecum to the rectum and transverse colon involvement includes about 10% of cases.

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