Sigmoid adenocarcinoma with renal metastasis

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Carini Dagnoni
Luzete Cristina Silva Granero
Rodrigo Kraft Rovere *
(*) Corresponding Author:
Rodrigo Kraft Rovere |


We report a case of a 75-year-old man submitted to a rectosigmoidectomy and partial cystectomy because of a sigmoid cancer and colovesical fistula. Seven months later and after four cycles of adjuvant chemotherapy, a lesion was detected in the kidney. Histology revealed tubular adenocarcinoma, which meant sigmoid cancer metastasis. Kidney metastases are very rare in colorectal cancer (CRC), but may be generally associated with an unfavorable prognosis. Thus, patients with metastatic CRC and kidney tumors are a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.

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Carini Dagnoni, Department of Oncology, Santo Antonio Hospital, Blumenau, Santa Catarina

Head of Department Oncology Unit