World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports Volume No 7

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Poorly Cohesive Cells of the Colon Cancer: A New Pathological Entity?: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Ali Koyuncuer
World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports 2014, 3:2


Poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma a rare form of colorectal carcinoma associated with poor prognosis. In addition, the appearance of poorly cohesive cells is very rare in this type of cancer. In this case report, a 25-years-old man presented with abdominal pain and vomiting. A 5x2x2 cm infiltrative and constricting tumor in the sigmoid colon was observed and the patient underwent a sigmoidectomy. A review of the literature on poorly differentiated carcinoma –within areas of poorly cohesive cells– of the colon yielded no previously described cases. Clinically, colorectal carcinomas occur most frequently in patients after age of 40 year and incidence in men is slightly higher than among women. The etiology of malignant large bowel tumors is usually multifactorial. Colonic lesions in young adults must be distinguished from malignant tumors. We presented this case as an example of atypical clinical, radiological and histopathological findings.


Poorly, cohesive cell, colon, carcinoma

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