Rectal cancer

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Bleeding per rectum.

Patient Data

Age: 48 years
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Mid rectal fungating mass is noted appears of low signal intensity on T1, intermediate signal on T2 with post contrast enhancement and diffusion restriction.

A few mesorectal lymph nodes are also noted.

Case Discussion

This case is a pathologically proven rectal adenocarcinoma. The mass seen at the mid rectum involving the whole layers of rectal wall with extension to the mesorectal fat along its left aspect.There is also evidence of extramural vascular invasion.The corresponding MRI stage is T3, N2, Mx.

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Case Information

rID: 46067
Case created: 20th Jun 2016
Last edited: 20th Jun 2016
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