Rectal cancer (T3 N1)

Case contributed by Dr Natalie Yang

Patient Data

Age: 63Y
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

See case discussion.

Case Discussion

Patient with T3 N1 rectal cancer (pathology proven)

Extension beyond the serosa into the perirectal fat is best appreciated on the T2 non fat saturated imaging with T2 hypointense linear and nodular extensions demonstrated posteriorly and to the left.  Still, the margins are well within the perirectal fascia.

see: rectal cancer staging

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Case Information

rID: 7123
Case created: 7th Sep 2009
Last edited: 1st Sep 2016
Tag: rectum
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