Rectal cancer (T3)

Case contributed by Dr Natalie Yang

Patient Data

Age: 70Y
Gender: Male
MRI

There is evidence of T3 disease with linear and nodular extension beyond the serosa into the perirectal fat, best appreciated on the T2 weighted imaging. Tumour infiltration extends toward the mesorectal fascia. 

Case Discussion

Pathologically-proven rectal cancer

Patient received radiotherapy prior to surgery.  At pathology, the tumour was demonstrated to be downsized to T2 disease with clear resection margins.

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Case information

rID: 7124
Case created: 7th Sep 2009
Last edited: 28th Dec 2016
Tag: rectum
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