We report a case of drain-site tumour recurrence 2 years after right colon resection for adenocarcinoma of the ascending colon. A large number of case reports concerning port-site tumour recurrences after laparoscopic procedures have been reported. However, post-laparotomy incision site cancer recurrence is considered a rare occurrence.

Drain-site tumour recurrence after laparotomy resection for colorectal cancer

G. Torzilli;
1999

Abstract

We report a case of drain-site tumour recurrence 2 years after right colon resection for adenocarcinoma of the ascending colon. A large number of case reports concerning port-site tumour recurrences after laparoscopic procedures have been reported. However, post-laparotomy incision site cancer recurrence is considered a rare occurrence.
Laparotomy; Neoplasm Seeding; Aged; 80 and over; Humans; Abdominal Muscles; Suction; Adenocarcinoma; Colonic Neoplasms; Female
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Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: http://hdl.handle.net/11699/6378
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