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Isolated splenic metastases from colon carcinoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8405487     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
It is generally accepted that splenic metastases from colorectal carcinoma occur concurrently with widespread dissemination of the tumor. The case reviewed is notable for its long disease-free interval, isolated splenic metastasis and favorable-outcome postsplenectomy. It represents the fourth case report in the English literature of surgical resection for an isolated splenic metastasis from colorectal carcinoma.
S M Thomas; J B Fitzgerald; R E Pollock; D B Evans
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0748-7983     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Surg Oncol     Publication Date:  1993 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-10-27     Completed Date:  1993-10-27     Revised Date:  2007-07-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8504356     Medline TA:  Eur J Surg Oncol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  485-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, St Joseph Hospital, TX.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / diagnosis,  secondary*,  surgery*
Carcinoembryonic Antigen / blood
Colonic Neoplasms / blood,  pathology*,  surgery
Splenic Neoplasms / diagnosis,  secondary*,  surgery*
Time Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Carcinoembryonic Antigen

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