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Spindle cell stromal tumour of the rectum treated by restorative resection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8761508     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Stromal tumours of the rectum and anal canal are rare, representing 0.02-0.03% of malignant neoplasms in the region. Current advice in their management is treatment by abdomino-perineal resection. We report a case of malignant spindle cell stromal tumour in which adequate clearance was obtained whilst preserving the anal sphincter, using a posterior parasacral approach.
Authors:
J D Harrison; C Musgrove; R M Kirby
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medical journal     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0032-5473     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med J     Publication Date:  1996 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-10-28     Completed Date:  1996-10-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0234135     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  304-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke on Trent, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Humans
Leiomyoma / pathology,  surgery*
Leiomyosarcoma / pathology,  surgery
Male
Rectal Neoplasms / pathology,  surgery*
Treatment Outcome
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