Citations with the tag: CECUM -- Cancer

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  • Teacher's Intuition.
    Morency, Yves // Cortlandt Forum; 09/25/99, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p63 

    Presents a physician's tale of a schoolteacher who was obsessed with the fear that she had cancer. Computed tomography scan of the abdomen; Diagnosis of a cancer of the cecum; Success of right hemicolectomy for a perforated adenocarcinoma of the cecum.

  • Nontraumatic Clostridial Myonecrosis: An Indication for Colonoscopy?
    Jacob, Zvi Charles; Dedekian, Michael; Seoudi, Hani // American Surgeon; May2002, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p463 

    Clostridial myonecrosis (CM) is a rare infection that usually arises after traumatic injury. Spontaneous or nontraumatic CM is even more rare and has been described in association with colorectal malignancy. These infections carry a high mortality rate and require urgent surgical intervention...

  • Sister Joseph's Node in Carcinoma of the Cecum.
    Moll, Stephan // New England Journal of Medicine; 11/21/96, Vol. 335 Issue 21, p1568 

    A computed tomographic image of Sister Joseph's Node in carcinoma of the cecum is presented.

  • CARCINOMA OF THE CECUM.
    Lynch, Robert C.; Hutton, Sam B.; Johnson, Gale D. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Jul1955, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p53 

    Presents a clinical analysis of patients with carcinoma of the cecum, admitted to the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, Louisiana during a ten-year period ending December 31, 1952. Incidence of the carcinoma of the cecum according to sex and age; Symptomatology of the disease; Physical...

  • Psoas abscess and cellulitis of the right gluteal region resulting from carcinoma of the cecum.
    Kobayashi, Hidetaka; Sakurai, Yoichi; Shoji, Mitsutaka; Nakamura, Yasuko; Suganuma, Masashi; Imazu, Hiroki; Hasegawa, Shigeru; Matsubara, Toshiki; Ochiai, Masahiro; Funabiki, Takahiko // Journal of Gastroenterology; 2001, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p623 

    Although retroperitoneal or psoas abscess is an unusual clinical problem, the insidious and occult characteristics of this abscess sometimes cause diagnostic delays, resulting in considerably high morbidity and mortality. In particular, psoas abscess caused by perforated colon carcinoma is...

  • Adult Cecoanal Intussusception Caused by Cecum Cancer: Report of a Case.
    Masahiro Shinoda; Satoshi Hatano; Hirofumi Kawakubo; Toshihiro Kakefuda; Tai Omori; Seiichiro Ishii // Surgery Today; Sep2007, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p802 

    Abstract  We report a case of cecoanal intussusception caused by cecum cancer in a 29-year-old woman. The patient presented to our hospital with a mass protruding from the anus. We manually pushed the mass back into the rectum and performed a gastrograffin enema, which showed a cup-shaped...

  • Synchronous Colonic Carcinomas.
    Hussain, A.; Mahmood, H.; Hennigan, T. // Internet Journal of Surgery; 2007, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p10 

    A 81 year old man presented with a 3 months history of change in the bowel habit in form of alternating diarrhoea with constipation, significant weight loss over the last 6 months, and generalized fatigability. Laparotomy confirmed three cancers in the caecum, splenic flexure and rectosigmiod...

  • Correlation of Barium Studies with Visceral Angiography.
    Beranbaum, E. R.; Beranbaum, S. L.; Abrams, R. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Jul1966, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p21 

    Presents several medical cases to describe the evolution of the added dimension of radiological evaluation of the gastrointestinal tract when the barium and angiographic studies are cojointly evaluated. Case of a nonalcoholic patient with massive hematemesis; Case of a patient with a radical...

  • An Unusual Abdominal Tumor -- Leiomyosarcoma of the Mesentery: A Case Report.
    Simonovich, Catherine J.; Hardman, John M.; Navin, James J.; Jacobs, Jennifer; Fergusson, Neil // Hawaii Medical Journal; Jan2006, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p18 

    We report the case of an 82 year-old woman who presented with an ill-defined mass and tenderness in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. On computerized tomography scan, she had an irregular large bosselated mass of the mesentery located medial to the cecum and associated with multiple loops...

  • Colon cancer presenting as an appendiceal abscess in a young patient.
    Arjona Sánchez, Alvaro; Tordera Torres, Eva M.; David Cecilia6 Martinez; Sebastián Rufián Peña // Canadian Journal of Surgery; Feb2008, Vol. 51 Issue 1, pE15 

    The article describes a case of cecum cancer presenting as an apparent appendiceal abscess in 27-year-old man. The abscess was drained and an appendectomy was done, but a postoperative complication of fecal fistula required a cecal resection. The resected specimen contained a polypoid lesion...

  • Duodenal Obstruction Secondary to a Metastasis from an Adenocarcinoma of the Cecum: A Case Report.
    Sebastián, J. J.; Zaragozano, R.; Vicente, J.; Gallego, O.; Trufero, J. M. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Jun1997, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p1051 

    Metastatic tumors to the gastrointestinal tract are rare; the stomach and small bowel are the most common organs involved. Lung cancer, renal cell carcinoma, breast carcinoma, and malignant melanoma are the most common primary tumors metastatic to the duodenum. We report a metastasis to the...

  • Localized Pseudomembranous Colitis Simulating Carcinoma of the Cecum.
    Arber, Nadir; Udassin, Raphael; Amir, Gail; Zamir, Oded; Nissan, Shemuel // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Nov1987, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p1193 

    A 76-yr-old woman complained of right lower quadrant abdominal pain, nausea, and fever. There was no history of antibiotic therapy or preceding diarrhea. At laparotomy, a cecal lesion simulating a tumor was found with an otherwise normal colon. Right hemicolectomy was performed. Pathological...

  • Metastasis to the breast from cecum carcinoma : Case report and review of the literature.
    Meloni, G. B.; Dessole, S.; Capobianco, G.; Becchere, M. P.; Nonnis, R. // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics; Nov2001, Vol. 265 Issue 4, p216 

    Primary malignant tumors of the breast are the most frequently occurring neoplasms in women whereas breast metastases are rare. We report the first case, in literature, of metastasis within the breast resulting from a previous cecum carcinoma. We discuss the case and review the literature.

  • Laparoscopic treatment of a carcinoma of the cecum incarcerated in a right groin hernia: Report of a case.
    PERNAZZA, GRAZIANO; MONSELLATO, IGOR; ALFANO, GIOVANNI; BASCONE, BRUNO; FELICIONI, FRANCESCO; FERRARI, RICCARDO; D'ANNIBALE, ANNIBALE // Surgery Today; Mar2011, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p422 

    carcinoma in a groin hernia is uncommon. We herein report a case of an intrasaccular carcinoma of the cecum in a right inguinoscrotal hernia with a simultaneous left inguinal hernia treated by a laparoscopic approach. A 70-year-old man presented with a painful, not completely reducible bilateral...

  • Synchronous double malignancy: Adeno-Carcinoma of Caecum and Renal Cell Carcinoma.
    Dalal, Satish; Garg, Pradeep; Nityasha; Jain, Ashish // Internet Journal of Gastroenterology; 2007, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p4 

    Synchronous double malignancies involving different organs are relatively rare and uncommon finding except in skin and colon. We are reporting an interesting case of double malignancy in which patient exhibited two separate carcinomas, carcinoma of caecum and renal cell carcinoma. Patient was a...

  • The Association of Multiple Colonic Adenomatous Polyps with Cancer of the Colon∗.
    Schuman, Bernard M.; Simsek, Halis; Lyons, Ralph C. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Jul1990, Vol. 85 Issue 7, p846 

    We reviewed our colonoscopy data for the past 10 yr for patients with five or more polyps to determine the association of multiple adenomatous polyps and colon cancer. During that period, 3,834 patients underwent colonoscopy. Fifty-two patients with five or more polyps at the initial colonoscopy...

  • Clostridium septicum Aortitis and Cecal Adenocarcinoma.
    Moseley, Brian; Mwirigi, Nicola W.; Bowen, Juan // Case Reports in Medicine; 2010, p1 

    Clostridium septicum aortitis is a rare infection that is highly associated with underlying malignancy. We present a case of an 82-year-old male diagnosed with both C. septicum aortitis and a high-grade cecal tubulovillous adenoma. The patient was offered aortic resection; however, he opted for...

  • COLON CANCER WITH A HIGH SERUM α-FETOPROTEIN LEVEL.
    Kato, Kazuya; Matsuda, Minoru; Ingu, Akira; Imai, Masato; Kasai, Shinichi; Mito, Michio; Kobayashi, Tatsuo // American Journal of Gastroenterology; May1996, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p1045 

    We report on a patient with colon cancer and a very high serum α-fetoprotein level. This 75-yr-old man presented with right lower quadrant abdominal pain. An abdominal CT scan as well as ultrasonography showed a tumor in the cecum. Serum α-fetoprotein level was extremely high (3,070...

  • Synchronous Appendicitis and Umbilical Hernial Sac Metastasis from Cecal Adenocarcinoma.
    Vattipally, Vikram; Raman, Shankar; Daniel, Farkas // American Surgeon; Jun2011, Vol. 77 Issue 6, pE124 

    The article reports on synchronous appendicitis and umbilical hernial sac metastasis from cecal adenocarcinoma in a 61-year-old woman. The diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer and cecum adenocarcinoma in an elderly patient who presents with right iliac fossa pain and no apparent signs of...

  • Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Caecum.
    Bhat, S.; Pai, M.; Premnath, R.P. // Indian Journal of Cancer; Jul2003, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p118 

    Proximal to the anal canal, carcinomas composed in whole or in part of squamous epithelium are distinctly uncommon, accounting for 0.1 per cent of all colorectal carcinomas. Pure squamous cell carcinoma of the colorectum are extremely rare. Here we report a case of primary squamous cell...

  • Stump appendicitis with lipohyperplasia of the ileocecal valve: Report of a case.
    Hirano, Yasumitsu; Shimizu, Junzo; Kinoshita, Seiichi; Tatsuzawa, Yasuhiko; Kawaura, Yukimitsu // Indian Journal of Surgery; Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p367 

    A case report of recurrent appendicitis, 40 years after appendectomy is presented. In the present case, we failed to diagnose stump appendicitis preoperatively due to the existence of the lipohyperplasia of the ileocecal valve which showed features of ileocolic intussusception causing right...

  • Mesenteric Fat Necrosis Simulating a Carcinoma of the Cecum.
    Marshak, Richard H.; Lindner, Arthur E.; Maklansky, Daniel; Goldberg, Myron D. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Nov1980, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p459 

    Fat necrosis in the mesentery is an unusual complication of an adjacent inflammatory process. This report demonstrates a case of fat necrosis resulting in multiple irregularly firm masses measuring up to 4.5 cm. in diameter which produced extrinsic pressure on the cecum and ascending colon,...

  • Carcinoid Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract.
    Ayulo, Julio A. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Feb1969, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p138 

    Provides information on the various kinds of carcinoid tumors of the biliary tract. Rectal carcinoids; Appendiceal carcinoids; Ileal carcinoids; Cecal carcinoids; Meckel's diverticulum carcinoid; Duodenal carcinoid.

  • Single incision laparoscopic colorectal resection: Our experience.
    Palanivelu, Chinnusamy; Vij, Anirudh; Rajapandian, Subbiya; Palanivelu, Praveenraj; Parthasarathi, Ramakrishnan; Vaithiswaran, Velyoudam; Palanisamy, Senthilnathan // Journal of Minimal Access Surgery; Oct-Dec2012, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p134 

    BACKGROUND: A prospective case series of single incision multiport laparoscopic colorectal resections for malignancy using conventional laparoscopic trocars and instruments is described. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Eleven patients (seven men and four women) with colonic or rectal pathology underwent...

  • Chemotherapy induced carcinoma�adenoma regression in the caecum.
    J E Abela // Journal of Clinical Pathology; Mar2009, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p282 

    The case of a male patient with synchronous oesophago-gastric junction (OGJ) and caecal adenocarcinomas is reported. His management is described, particularly the administration of neoadjuvant chemotherapy targeting his upper gastrointestinal cancer. Synchronous gastrectomy and hemicolectomy...

  • Solitary Granular Cell Tumor of Cecum: A Case Report.
    Znati, Kaoutar; Harmouch, Taoufiq; Benlemlih, Amal; Elfatemi, Hinde; Chbani, Laila; Amarti, Afaf // ISRN Gastroenterology; 2011, Special section p1 

    Granular cell tumor (GCT) was first described by Abrikossof in 1926. This tumor is a benign neoplasm of unclear histogenesis that is generally believed to be of nerve sheath origin. GCT is not common and most often affects the tongue, skin, and soft tissue, although it may occur anywhere in the...

  • The Radiology Corner.
    Marchak, Richard H.; Kurzban, Jerrold D.; Maklansky, Daniel; Linder, Arthur E. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Jan1978, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p108 

    The purpose of this report is to present the case history and roentgen findings in a patient with recurrent appendicitis secondary to a carcinoma of the cecum with obstruction of the appendiceal orifice.

  • Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the cecum.
    Mondal, Santosh Kumar // Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics; Oct-Dec2009, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p328 

    Primary squamous cell carcinoma (SSC) of cecum is a very rare malignant neoplasm. The first case was reported by Schmidtman in 1919. Here, a well-differentiated, keratinizing SSC of cecum in a 34-year-old male patient is being reported. The neoplasm originated from surface epithelium, and...

  • Haemorrhage into juxta-facet cysts causing bilateral foot drop.
    George, KJ; Roy, D; Shad, A // Journal of Surgical Case Reports; Sep2012, Vol. 2012 Issue 9, p7 

    An 89 year old gentleman awaiting surgery for carcinoma of caecum presented with sudden back pain and developed foot drop two weeks later. MRI revealed multiple spinal metastases with a cyst in the canal at L4/5 causing spinal canal stenosis. Surgery revealed a juxta articular synovial cyst with...

  • Locally advanced carcinoma of the cecum presenting as a right inguinal hernia: a case report and review of the literature.
    Luca Meniconi, Roberto; Vennarecci, Giovanni; Lepiane, Pasquale; Laurenzi, Andrea; Santoro, Roberto; Colasanti, Marco; Antonini, Mario; Maria Ettorre, Giuseppe // Journal of Medical Case Reports;  

    Introduction: An inguinal hernia is a common surgical disease in elderly patients, but an association with intraabdominal malignancies is rare. Case presentation: We report a case of a 78-year-old Caucasian woman presenting with a right inguinal mass suspected to be an irreducible hernia. A...

  • Perforated carcinoma of the caecum presenting as necrotising fasciitis of the abdominal wall, the key to early diagnosis and management.
    Marron, Conor D.; McArdle, Gerarde T.; Rao, Milind; Sinclair, Stephen; Moorehead, John // BMC Surgery; 2006, Vol. 6, p11 

    Background: Necrotising Fasciitis is a life threatening soft tissue infection which requires aggressive, early surgical management. Case presentation: We present a rare case of a retroperitoneal perforation of a carcinoma of the caecum presenting as a necrotising fasciitis of the anterior...

  • Curatively resected isolated inguinal lymph node metastasis from cecum cancer: report of a case.
    Hara, Masayasu; Takahashi, Hiroki; Sato, Mikinori; Takayama, Satoru; Nagasaki, Takaya; Takeyama, Hiromitsu // Surgery Today; Jan2013, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p88 

    We herein report the case of a curatively resected solitary inguinal lymph node metastasis from cecum cancer. Our patient was a 67-year-old male with cecum cancer with abdominal wall invasion. Three years after surgery, inguinal lymph node swelling was detected by a computed tomography...

  • Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma of Caecum Causing Intussusception.
    Verma, Rashmi; Osborn, Sally; Horgan, Kieran // Case Reports in Surgery; 2013, p1 

    Malignant transformation of endometriosis is rare and is usually seen in ovarian endometriosis. The colon and rectum are the most common sites for extragonadal endometriosis, and although serosal involvement is commonly seen, mucosal involvement is rare. Malignant transformation of endometriosis...

  • DNA methylation within the normal colorectal mucosa is associated with pathway-specific predisposition to cancer.
    Worthley, D. L.; Whitehall, V. L. J.; Buttenshaw, R. L.; Irahara, N.; Greco, S. A.; Ramsnes, I.; Mallitt, K.-A.; Le Leu, R. K.; Winter, J.; Hu, Y.; Ogino, S.; Young, G. P.; Leggett, B. A. // Oncogene; 3/18/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p1653 

    There are two major molecular pathways to sporadic colorectal cancer, the chromosomal instability (CIN) and the CpG island methylator phenotype (CIMP) pathways. This study recruited 166 patients undergoing colonoscopy. Biopsy samples were collected from the cecum, transverse colon, sigmoid colon...

  • Angiolipofibroma of the Cecum: A Rare Type of Submucosal Polyp.
    Groisman, Gabriel M. // Case Reports in Pathology; 2013, p1 

    Mesenchymal type tumors originated in the submucosa represent a small percentage of colorectal polyps. This is particularly true for polyps composed of more than one mesenchymal tissue type. We herein present the pathological features of an unusual polypoid proliferation of mature fatty,...

  • Recurrent endometrial stromal sarcoma in the cecum causing intussusception.
    Li, Chao-Hsu; Chang, Wen-Chun // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics; Apr2011, Vol. 283 Issue 4, p899 

    Introduction: Most endometrial stromal sarcomas (ESS) develop recurrent disease at pelvis and lung. Recurrent ESS in the cecum causing intussusception is a rare but emergent phenomenon. Case report: After initial surgical treatment in 1997, a 41-year-old female developed recurrent ESS in the...

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