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Adenocarcinoma in a Recurrent Retrorectal Cyst: A Case Report

Authors Ujaimi R

Received 14 December 2020

Accepted for publication 11 March 2021

Published 7 April 2021 Volume 2021:14 Pages 223—228

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IMCRJ.S294090

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Review by Single anonymous peer review

Peer reviewer comments 3

Editor who approved publication: Professor Ronald Prineas


Reem Ujaimi

Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence: Reem Ujaimi
King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Tel +966 555608014
Email [email protected]

Abstract: I present a case of an adenocarcinoma in a retrorectal cyst in a 63-year-old female with a prior history of a congenital cyst excised as a newborn. The patient had a resection with positive margins, followed by chemotherapy and radiotherapy at progression. Her disease did not respond to chemotherapy or radiotherapy and she died with systemic manifestations related to her disease 28 months after diagnosis.

Keywords: adenocarcinoma, recurrent, retrorectal cyst, tailgut cyst

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