Published: 2018-07-24

A case report on metachronous colonic cancer

Vijayalakshmi Vidyanendh, Arun Damodaran, Amilthan Karunakaran, Shri Ranjani Arumugam


It is well known that 3% of all colonic cancer patients have synchronous lesions or will develop metachronous lesions in their lifetime.1 We report a case of Metachronous colonic cancer that was picked up due to our systematic approach towards colonic cancer patients. All colonic cancer patients should be subjected to meticulous Investigative regimens, Surveillance and Follow-up programs, be it in an elective or emergency setting.


Colo-rectal, Cancer, Colonoscopy, Metachronous, Transverse colon, Synchronous

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