Metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma (pathology)
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Ryan A, Metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma (pathology). Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 06 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-16109
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19 Dec 2011
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Presents with solitary liver mass in segment 3, 9 months after a sigmoid colectomy for colonic adenocarcinoma (T3 N0 Mx)
Age: 75 years
From the case: Metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma (pathology)
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Macroscopic appearance of solitary colorectal metastasis (blue ink is surgical margin).
Low power histology of metastasis and adjacent liver parenchyma (bottom right of picture), separated by a band of dense fibrous tissue.
High power of adenocarcinoma show irregular tumor glands lined by malignant columnar epithelium with intraluminal karyorrhectic debris.