Rectal adenocarcinoma

Case contributed by Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

Chronic constipation.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male
ct

Multiple stones are seen in gallbladder less than 18mm.

Case Discussion

Pathology proven rectal adenocarcinoma with small regional lymph nodes. Colorectal cancers can be found anywhere from the cecum to the rectum. Rectosigmoid involvement includes about 55% of cases as the most common site of colorectal cancer. CT is the modality most used for staging colorectal carcinoma, however, MRI is the preferred modality for the staging of rectal cancer.

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