Signet ring cell carcinoma of a pulled-through sigmoid colon mimicking a primary invasive bladder tumor: Case report and review of the literature

J. Timothy Posey, Endre Z. Neulander, Mark S. Soloway, F. Civantos

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Abstract

Primary signet ring cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder and colon are rare disease entities that are aggressive, difficult to manage, and portend a poor prognosis. We present a case report of a 25-year-old man born with an imperforate anus who developed signet ring cell carcinoma of the pulled-through sigmoid colon that mimicked a primary invasive bladder tumor. Despite radical surgery and adjuvant radiation, the patient died of his disease 7 months after surgery. Copyright (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalUrology
Volume55
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2000

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