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Title: Synchronous ileal carcinoid and primary colonic neoplasms: a case report
Authors: Imran Aslam, Muhammad
Ben Salha, Imen
Muller, Salli
Jameson, John Stuart
First Published: 11-Aug-2009
Publisher: BioMed Central
Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:8317
Abstract: Primary colonic tumours with synchronous ileal carcinoid tumours are rare in occurrence and are mainly found incidentally on autopsies or pathological examination of resected surgical specimens. This article describes a case of adenomatous colonic polyps, adenocarcinoma of sigmoid colon and concurrent malignant carcinoid tumour of ileocaecal junction, detected on colonoscopic examination. The radiological staging investigations revealed no distant spread of disease. The patient was effectively treated with subtotal colectomy, resection of terminal ileum, excision of locoregional lymph nodes and the bowel continuity was restored with stapled ileo-rectal anastomosis. This article is as an example of concomitant presence of two types of malignant tumours, effectively managed surgically.
DOI Link: 10.4076/1757-1626-2-8317
ISSN: 1757-1626
eISSN: 1757-1626
Version: Publisher Version
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Journal Article
Rights: © 2009 Aslam et al.; licensee Cases Network Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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