Unusual finding after resection of rectal adenocarcinoma: report of two cases

Achado incomum após ressecção de adenocarcinoma do reto: relato de dois casos

Natalia Pranzetti Vieira Maria de Lourdes Setsuko Ayrizono Débora Helena Gonçalves Rossi Priscilla de Sene Portel Oliveira Raquel Franco Leal João José Fagundes Cláudio Saddy Rodrigues Coy About the authors

Pelvic recurrence after resection of rectal adenocarcinoma is a feared complication and is associated with a worse prognosis and low resectability rates. The differential diagnosis is difficult, as biopsy is seldom performed preoperatively. We report two cases of desmoid pelvic tumor after resection of rectal adenocarcinoma. Therapeutic options and literature review are described.

Desmoid tumor; Rectal adenocarcinoma; Pelvic recurrence

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