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Adenocarcinoma arising in a diverticular abscess of the colon: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  165048     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of a patient with adenocarcinoma in an abscess cavity that resulted from perforated diverticulitis of the descending colon is described. Serial barium-enema studies over a nine-year period show the diverticulosis, perforation, abscess cavity, and finally the adenocarcinoma in the abscess cavity. Although it is infrequent, the possibility of carcinoma must be considered in cases of patients who have unhealed pericolonic abscess cavities.
Authors:
J R Hines; R T Gordon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diseases of the colon and rectum     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0012-3706     ISO Abbreviation:  Dis. Colon Rectum     Publication Date:    1975 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-07-18     Completed Date:  1975-07-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372764     Medline TA:  Dis Colon Rectum     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abscess / complications*,  etiology
Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Colon / pathology
Colonic Neoplasms / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Diverticulum, Colon / complications*
Female
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology
Humans
Intestinal Perforation / complications,  etiology
Middle Aged

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