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Coexistence of Colon Cancer and Diverticilutis Complicated with Diverticular Abscess

Dursun Ozgur Karakas, Yavuz Ozdemir, Ahmet Ziya Balta, Ilker Sucullu.

Abstract
Coexistence of a diverticular abscess and colorectal cancer is an extremely rare phenomenon. The clinical presentation and the extension of a diverticular abscess could cause mis-staging of colon cancer. We are presenting an overstaged colon cancer due to a diverticular abscess penetrating into the abdominal wall. A 65-year-old male patient with a history of an enlarging mass in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen was admitted to our service. Diagnostic studies revealed a sigmoid tumor communicating with an abdominal wall mass. The patient was clinically staged as T4 N1. Exploration revealed a diverticular abscess penetrating into the abdominal wall and a sigmoid tumor. Histopathological examination reported an intermediately differentiated T3 N0 adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon. After an uneventful postoperative recovery, the patient was referred to chemotherapy.

Key words: Colon cancer, diverticular abscess, diverticulitis


 
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Karakas DO, Ozdemir Y, Balta AZ, Sucullu I. Coexistence of Colon Cancer and Diverticilutis Complicated with Diverticular Abscess. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2015; 4(4): 231-233. doi:10.5455/aces.20130712021505


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Karakas DO, Ozdemir Y, Balta AZ, Sucullu I. Coexistence of Colon Cancer and Diverticilutis Complicated with Diverticular Abscess. http://www.ejmaces.com/?mno=40302 [Access: May 27, 2018]. doi:10.5455/aces.20130712021505


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Karakas DO, Ozdemir Y, Balta AZ, Sucullu I. Coexistence of Colon Cancer and Diverticilutis Complicated with Diverticular Abscess. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2015; 4(4): 231-233. doi:10.5455/aces.20130712021505



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Karakas DO, Ozdemir Y, Balta AZ, Sucullu I. Coexistence of Colon Cancer and Diverticilutis Complicated with Diverticular Abscess. Arch Clin Exp Surg. (2015), [cited May 27, 2018]; 4(4): 231-233. doi:10.5455/aces.20130712021505



Harvard Style

Karakas, D. O., Ozdemir, Y., Balta, A. Z. & Sucullu, I. (2015) Coexistence of Colon Cancer and Diverticilutis Complicated with Diverticular Abscess. Arch Clin Exp Surg, 4 (4), 231-233. doi:10.5455/aces.20130712021505



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Karakas, Dursun Ozgur, Yavuz Ozdemir, Ahmet Ziya Balta, and Ilker Sucullu. 2015. Coexistence of Colon Cancer and Diverticilutis Complicated with Diverticular Abscess. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 4 (4), 231-233. doi:10.5455/aces.20130712021505



Chicago Style

Karakas, Dursun Ozgur, Yavuz Ozdemir, Ahmet Ziya Balta, and Ilker Sucullu. "Coexistence of Colon Cancer and Diverticilutis Complicated with Diverticular Abscess." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 4 (2015), 231-233. doi:10.5455/aces.20130712021505



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Karakas, Dursun Ozgur, Yavuz Ozdemir, Ahmet Ziya Balta, and Ilker Sucullu. "Coexistence of Colon Cancer and Diverticilutis Complicated with Diverticular Abscess." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 4.4 (2015), 231-233. Print. doi:10.5455/aces.20130712021505



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Karakas, D. O., Ozdemir, Y., Balta, A. Z. & Sucullu, I. (2015) Coexistence of Colon Cancer and Diverticilutis Complicated with Diverticular Abscess. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 4 (4), 231-233. doi:10.5455/aces.20130712021505





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