Wenhao Chen1 , Liang Kang2 , Yan Huang3 and Zhao Ding1*
1Department of Colorectal and Anal Surgery, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, China 2Department of Colorectal and Anal Surgery, The Sixth Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, China 3Department of Pathology, The Sixth Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, ChinaFulltext PDF
Introduction: Intramucosal Colorectal Carcinoma (intramucosal CRC) is supposed to have no risk of metastasis. However, accumulated cases have been reported early metastatic evidences in intramucosal CRC, which challenge our conventional knowledge. Case Report: Herein we presented a case of a 68-year-old male with a large rectal neoplasm. He underwent radical surgical resection, after which the pathological result showed a rectal intramucosal carcinoma with one positive lymph node and a tumor deposit, which has never been reported before. Conclusion: Therefore it would be inappropriate to rigidly treat intramucosal carcinoma with local options given its metastatic potential and risks of under diagnosis upon biopsied
Colorectal intramucosal carcinoma; Tumor deposit; Metastasis
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