Carcinosarcoma in the cecum

Youngjoon Ryu, Aeree Kim, Han Kyeom Kim, Beomjae Lee, Woonyong Jung

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Abstract

Carcinosarcoma of the colon is rare. Seventeen cases have been reported in the English literature. Most cases occurred in the left side of the colon. Indeed, there is only one reported case of cecal carcinosarcoma. Carcinosarcoma has a tendency to distantly metastasize and shows dismal prognosis. We report a case of carcinosarcoma in the cecum and review the literature describing colonic carcinosarcoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)395-398
Number of pages4
JournalGut and Liver
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jul 1

Keywords

  • Ascending colon
  • Carcinosarcoma
  • Cecum
  • Sarcomatoid carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

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