Rapid dissemination of an unsuspected colon adenocarcinoma after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: report of a case and review of the literature

Rapid dissemination of an unsuspected colon adenocarcinoma after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: report of a case and review of the literature

Author Azevedo, J. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Matos, Delcio Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Ricci, M. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Azevedo, O. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Mangabeira, A. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Porto, P. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract Although pare, neoplasms seeding at trocar sites after laparoscopic procedures has been increasingly reported. This case refers a 68-years-old woman with a metastatic seeding of a missed colon cancer at the laparoscopic umbilical trocar site, eight months after a laparoscopic cholecystectomy, There was a umbilical mass protruded through a 4,5 cm hernial ring, under the operative scar of the laparoscopic port. it was found to have a hard, apparently fibrous tissue around the hernial ring. Biopsies of this tissue were taken and the hernial ring was repaired. Histopathological examination showed metastatic adenocarcinoma probably from digestive tract. Colonoscopy showed a 2 cm lesion at hepatic flexure. Histological tests revealed well differentiated adenocarcinoma. There was diffuse peritoneal carcinomatosis.
Language English
Date 1997-01-01
Published in International College Of Surgeons - Xx European Federation Congress. 40128 Bologna: Monduzzi Editore, p. 69-73, 1997.
Publisher Monduzzi Editore
Extent 69-73
Access rights Closed access
Type Conference paper
Web of Science ID WOS:A1997BJ96W00013
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/11600/44008

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