Collision tumor of the large bowel in the context of advanced pregnancy and ulcerative colitis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Colitis, Ulcerative
  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic

abstract

  • A woman aged 33 years, during week 30 of pregnancy, presented with metastatic, high-grade neuroendocrine cancer. Investigation revealed a collision-type primary tumor of the large bowel, containing adenocarcinoma and neuroendocrine elements. Platinum-based chemotherapy resulted in a divergent pathologic response as assessed after colectomy. The diagnosis and classification of mixed endocrine-exocrine tumors of the colon are discussed, along with treatment considerations.

publication date

  • January 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3816/CCC.2008.n.054

PubMed ID

  • 19036694

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 402

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 7

number

  • 6