Isolated splenic metastasis of colon cancer: a case report and literature review

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Nisalda Rosa ; Sandra Martins ; Javier Lamelas (2012)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Journal of Coloproctology (issn: 2237-9363)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S2237-93632012000100014
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | câncer colorretal | colorectal cancer | metástases esplênicas | metastatic disease | RC799-869 | metástase neoplásica | splenic metastasis

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a leading cause of death in the elderly and about 20% of these patients present metastasis at diagnosis, most often in the liver. Other common metastatic sites include: lung, bone and brain. Isolated splenic metastases are rare, and they are u... View more
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