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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2019, 7(6), 117-120
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-7-6-5
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Rare Case of Rectal Mixed Adeno-Neuroendocrine Carcinoma

Aleksander Khudiakov1, Mohammed Al-Sadawi1, Jia Qin1, Michael Haddadin1, Stanley Soroka1, Angeleque Hartt1, Lina Soni1, Shalini Arora2 and Samy I. McFarlane1,

1Department of Internal Medicine, State University of New York: Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States- 11203

2Department of Endocrine Surgery, Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203

Pub. Date: June 12, 2019

Cite this paper:
Aleksander Khudiakov, Mohammed Al-Sadawi, Jia Qin, Michael Haddadin, Stanley Soroka, Angeleque Hartt, Lina Soni, Shalini Arora and Samy I. McFarlane. Rare Case of Rectal Mixed Adeno-Neuroendocrine Carcinoma. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2019; 7(6):117-120. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-7-6-5


Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women. Mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma is a rare subtype of colorectal cancer defined as malignant neoplasms in which each component represents at least 30% of the lesion. It was named as Mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma and described by the World Health Organization in 2010. Due to its morphological heterogeneity and the rarity of the condition, it becomes quite challenging to formulate an appropriate treatment plan. In this report, we present a case of 67-year-old man found to have a rectal mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma. We discussed the current management strategies and provide a review of the literature.

adeno-neuroendocrine carcinoma

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