Rectal cancer - T3

Case contributed by Dr Natalie Yang

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

MRI Rectum

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. Tumor infiltration extends toward the mesorectal fascia. 

Case Discussion

Pathologically-proven rectal cancer

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

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Case information

rID: 7124
Published: 7th Sep 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: rectum
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