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Surg Today. 2012 Jan;42(1):93-6. doi: 10.1007/s00595-011-0026-3. Epub 2011 Nov 12.

Choriocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon: report of a case.

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  • 1Department of Surgery, Hikari Municipal Yamato General Hospital, 974 Iwata, Hikari, Yamaguchi 743-0192, Japan. mikiharamiko@do6.enjoy.ne.jp

Abstract

We report a rare case of primary choriocarcinoma of the colon. A 58-year-old woman underwent Hartmann's procedure to remove a sigmoid colon tumor, and pathological examination confirmed choriocarcinoma that had originated from the colon. Radical surgery combined with chemotherapy gives the best chance of long-term survival.

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