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Basaloid (Cloacogenic) Carcinoma Mimicking Intraabdominal Abscess: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature.
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PMID:  21103283     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cloacogenic carcinoma (CC, basaloid carcinoma) generally occurs around the dentate line, rarely it can arise from the other sides of the colon. There are only 5 cases of CC located outside the anal canal in the literature. The first occurrence of a CC presents as intraabdominal abscess. We describe a 23-year-old male patient who was admitted with fever and severe abdominal pain. Computed tomography imaging showed diffuse wall thickening about 10-11 cm above the rectosigmoid junction, intraabdominal abscess and a soft tissue lession covering the pelvis with a size of 8 × 8.5 cm including cystic necrotic areas. We performed Hartman procedure since the mass was nonresectable. Histopathological examination showed CC. In total, three times radiotherapy and a concurrent three-drug regimen of irinotecan, fluorouracil and folinic acid chemotherapy were administered for 6 weeks. As a result, the patient was lost because of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome that developed 3 months after radio-chemotherapy.
Authors:
Sami Akbulut; Bahri Cakabay; Arsenal Sezgin; Cihan Akgul Ozmen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2009-8-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in gastroenterology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1662-0631     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Gastroenterol     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101474819     Medline TA:  Case Rep Gastroenterol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  248-254     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Diyarbakır Education and Research Hospital, Diyarbakır, Turkey.
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