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Isolated Metastases to Multiple Genital Organs: a Curious Case of Metachronous Spread of Carcinoma Colon

  • Saheer N
  • Prasanth Penumadu
  • Ashwani Kumar Sachdeva
  • Pavneet Singh Kohli
Case Report
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Introduction

Gastrointestinal malignancy accounts for the most common cause of extragenital primary spreading to female genital tract with colorectal carcinoma leading among them [1]. Ovary and vagina are the most common sites for spread. Synchronous presentation occurs more frequently than metachronous lesions [2]. Isolated tumor deposit to one or more genital organs is rare. The present case discusses regarding the metachronous presentation of carcinoma colon to multiple genital organs.

Case Report

A 58-year-old well preserved post-menopausal lady (BSA of 1.72), with no family history of colonic or genital malignancies and no known comorbidities, was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon 5 years back for which she underwent anterior resection. Post-operative histopathology revealed adenocarcinoma, moderately differentiated, pT3N0M0. Patient received 12 cycles of adjuvant chemotherapy (FOLFOX regimen). After 5 years, she presented with post-menopausal bleeding with no...

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Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgical OncologyJIPMERPuducherryIndia
  2. 2.Balco Cancer CentreRaipurIndia

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