Rectal cancer - T3 N1

Case contributed by Dr Natalie Yang

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male
MRI

MRI Rectum

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.

Case Discussion

Patient with T3 N1 rectal cancer (pathology proved).

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.

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Case information

rID: 7123
Published: 7th Sep 2009
Last edited: 23rd Jul 2018
Tag: rectum
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