Colorectal Carcinoma

  • Jasna Mihailovic
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
  • Ronan P. Killeen


History: Eight months ago, this patient developed a change in bowel habits with the onset of fecal incontinence. Two months ago, colonoscopy showed a mass at 5 cm in the rectum which on biopsy was an invasive adenocarcinoma, while CT scan showed thickening of the midrectum with invasion of the levator ani muscle. There was also a 7-mm node along the inferior mesenteric vein with no evidence of metastatic disease. One month ago, laparoscopic transverse loop colostomy was done.


Fecal Incontinence Rectal Carcinoma Mucinous Adenocarcinoma Rectal Adenocarcinoma Hilar Lymph Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jasna Mihailovic
    • 1
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
    • 2
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
    • 3
  • Ronan P. Killeen
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine Oncology Institute of Vojvodina Sremska Kamenica Technical Faculty “Mihajlo Pupin” ZrenjaninUniversity of Novi SadSremska KamenicaSerbia
  2. 2.Division of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular ImagingNew York-Presbyterian HospitalNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Radiology & MedicineWeill Cornell Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Consultant Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine PhysicianSt Vincents University HospitalDublinIreland

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