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Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome accompanied by submucosal invasive carcinoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9820404     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of carcinoma in solitary rectal ulcer syndrome. The diagnosis was made by colonoscopic appearance and biopsy. A tumor measuring 0.9 x 0.6 cm was found in a resected solitary rectal ulcer. The lesion exhibited typical histological features of solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, with a well differentiated adenocarcinoma invading submucosal layers and some dysplastic glands. We believe that the adenocarcinoma represents a malignant transformation from solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, because similar to longstanding chronic idiopathic colitis, colorectal dysplasia and carcinoma may develop.
K Tsuchida; N Okayama; M Miyata; T Joh; Y Yokoyama; M Itoh; K Kobayashi; T Nakamura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of gastroenterology     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0002-9270     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-12-09     Completed Date:  1998-12-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421030     Medline TA:  Am J Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2235-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
First Department of Internal Medicine, Nagoya City University Medical School, Nagoya, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / pathology*
Middle Aged
Rectal Diseases / pathology*
Rectal Neoplasms / pathology*
Ulcer / pathology*
Comment In:
Am J Gastroenterol. 1999 May;94(5):1417   [PMID:  10235234 ]

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