Clinically diagnosed primary transitional cell carcinoma of the colon: a case report

ConclusionTo the best of our knowledge, this is the first literature report of TCC that originated in the colon. TCC that primarily occurs in the colon may rapidly progress, as in the case presented. Therefore, it is necessary to establish more appropriate treatment for similar cases.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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Source: Gastroenterology Research and Practice - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterol Res Pract Source Type: research
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Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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