Primary linitis plastica carcinoma of the colon

M. M. Raskin, M. Viamonte, M. Viamonte

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Primary linitis plastica carcinoma of the colon is rare; only 17 cases have been described in the literature. Through X rays, this entity appears more like an inflammatory lesion than a carcinoma. It is characterized by a long stenotic lesion without irritability. This report records 2 additional cases and reviews the pertinent clinical, x ray and pathologic features.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-22
Number of pages6
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1974

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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