Rectal carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Goran Mitrovic

Presentation

Rectal bleeding, constipation, unintentional weight loss. No history of any other significant illness.

Patient Data

Age: 52
Gender: Male
MRI

Semicircumferential growing carcinoma of the left lateral wall of the rectum with signs of infiltration of adjacent mesorectal fat and a isolated locoregional lymph node metastases. The shortest distance of the tumor deposits to the mesorectal fascia is approximately 2-3 mm. Thus, MR-morphologically suspected T3 N1 stage.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a rectal cancer with a staging of  T3 N1. 

The histopathological diagnosis was later confirmed.

Incidence of rectal cancer in the European Union: 15–25/100 000 per year.

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Case information

rID: 37412
Case created: 7th Jun 2015
Last edited: 12th Dec 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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