International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Surgery | Mexico | Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024 | Rating: 4.4 / 10


Second - Level Surgical Treatment of Splenic Angle Colon Cancer

Dr. Marco Antonio Cacho Orea | Dr. Hilberth Christian Lopez Masters | Diaz Barrientos Cheryl Zilahy | Maria Jose Mendoza Ramirez


Abstract: Colon cancer, the fourth most common cancer in Mexico, presents important health problems. This article discusses the case of a 40 - year - old male patient with altered bowel habits and hematochezia, who was diagnosed with a left colon tumor near the splenic flexure through colonoscopy. After diagnosis, the patient underwent left colectomy and splenectomy. Pathological analysis revealed a moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma of the colon. This case highlights the surgical approach and treatment strategies for splenic flexure colon cancer.


Keywords: Colon cancer, splenic flexure, colectomy, splenectomy, adenocarcinoma


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024,


Pages: 1370 - 1371


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