A case report on metachronous colonic cancer

Authors

  • Vijayalakshmi Vidyanendh Department of Surgery, Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, India
  • Arun Damodaran Department of Surgery, Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, India
  • Amilthan Karunakaran Department of Surgery, Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, India
  • Shri Ranjani Arumugam Department of Surgery, Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20183217

Keywords:

Colo-rectal, Cancer, Colonoscopy, Metachronous, Transverse colon, Synchronous

Abstract

It is well known that 3% of all colonic cancer patients have synchronous lesions or will develop metachronous lesions in their lifetime.1 We report a case of Metachronous colonic cancer that was picked up due to our systematic approach towards colonic cancer patients. All colonic cancer patients should be subjected to meticulous Investigative regimens, Surveillance and Follow-up programs, be it in an elective or emergency setting.

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2018-07-24

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