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Adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon seeding a chronic anal fistula: report of a case



Adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon seeding a chronic anal fistula: report of a case



Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 46(6): 835-836



Damaged mucosal sites seem to be vulnerable to tumor cell implantation. We describe a case of exfoliated tumor cells from a sigmoid colon cancer seeding a long-standing anal fistula. The implications of this finding are reviewed.

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