Intraluminal meniscoid ulcer in the colon: An unusual sign of malignancy
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An unusual sign of malignancy in the colon is described, consisting of an intraluminal lenticular ulcer surrounded by a meniscoid lucency of tumor. This constellation of findings was first described by Carman as a specific indicator of gastric malignancy. An aggressive ulcerating lesion with these characteristics, while rare in the colon, raises the suspicion of carcinoma.
Key wordsColon, neoplasms Colon, radiography
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