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Metastatic Colon Cancer

Kempner BJK - MedPix (2007)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Metastatic Colon Cancer

History: 69 year old male with remote history of Colon Cancer status post total colectomy 9 years ago presents with unintentional weight loss and vague abdominal pain. Patient Currently smokes 1/2 pack/day. Past Medical history notable for: Diabetes Mellitus Type 2, Hypertension, Atrial Fibrillation

Findings: The first image shows a 1 x 1 cm area of hypoattnuation in the left lobe of the liver. This was the image taken when the patient presented with his abdominal complaints. His symptoms resolved and he failed to follow up. The second and third images are from a year later. They show a left hepatic lobe mass that has diminished attenuation and heterogeneous enhancement. The mass measures approximately 4 x 4cm and there is intrahepatic ductal dilatation distal to the mass lesion

Ddx: 1. Metastatic Colon Cancer 2. Primary Cholangiocarcinoma, or Hepatocellular Carcinoma 3. Benign Hepatoma

Dxhow: Diagnosis was confirmed by Ex-Lap Biopsy

Exam: Scars on Abdomen from Previous Surgeries. Physical exam is otherwise unremarkable.

No MeSH data available.


This image taken after the patient initially presented with abdominal complaints shows a 1 x 1 hypoattenuated area in the left lobe of the liver.
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Metastatic Colon Cancer

Kempner BJK - MedPix (2007)

This image taken after the patient initially presented with abdominal complaints shows a 1 x 1 hypoattenuated area in the left lobe of the liver.
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MPX2075_synpic33087: This image taken after the patient initially presented with abdominal complaints shows a 1 x 1 hypoattenuated area in the left lobe of the liver.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Metastatic Colon Cancer

History: 69 year old male with remote history of Colon Cancer status post total colectomy 9 years ago presents with unintentional weight loss and vague abdominal pain. Patient Currently smokes 1/2 pack/day. Past Medical history notable for: Diabetes Mellitus Type 2, Hypertension, Atrial Fibrillation

Findings: The first image shows a 1 x 1 cm area of hypoattnuation in the left lobe of the liver. This was the image taken when the patient presented with his abdominal complaints. His symptoms resolved and he failed to follow up. The second and third images are from a year later. They show a left hepatic lobe mass that has diminished attenuation and heterogeneous enhancement. The mass measures approximately 4 x 4cm and there is intrahepatic ductal dilatation distal to the mass lesion

Ddx: 1. Metastatic Colon Cancer 2. Primary Cholangiocarcinoma, or Hepatocellular Carcinoma 3. Benign Hepatoma

Dxhow: Diagnosis was confirmed by Ex-Lap Biopsy

Exam: Scars on Abdomen from Previous Surgeries. Physical exam is otherwise unremarkable.

No MeSH data available.