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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014, 2(1), 27-29
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-1-9
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The Unusual Presentation of Ceacal Cancer with Synchronous Tumor at Descending Colon: A Case Report

SM Ikhwan1, , CA Shahidah2, Z Zaidi1 and S Hassan1

1Department of Surgery,School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia

2Kuliyyah of Medicine, International Islamic University of Malaysia

Pub. Date: February 07, 2014

Cite this paper:
SM Ikhwan, CA Shahidah, Z Zaidi and S Hassan. The Unusual Presentation of Ceacal Cancer with Synchronous Tumor at Descending Colon: A Case Report. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2014; 2(1):27-29. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-2-1-9


Synchronous primary colorectal cancer is rare and only occurs in 2% to 11% of all colorectal cancers. Thus, preoperative or intraoperative detection of synchronous tumor is vital because if they are not recognized, they may present at an advanced stage, thereby reduce the probability of cure. Early identification of synchronous tumor may alter the extensiveness of the surgical procedure in order to decide for strategic therapeutic management.

synchronous colorectal cancer; colorectal adenocarcinoma

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