Recurrence of sigmoid colon carcinoma in the retained urethra after cystectomy: A case report and review of the literature

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Yusuke Yagihashi *
Yoshitaka Arakaki
(*) Corresponding Author:
Yusuke Yagihashi | uroyagiyagi@yahoo.co.jp

Abstract

Urethral recurrence arising from a primary colorectal adenocarcinoma is rare. Here, we report a case of urethral recurrence of sigmoid colon cancer, which developed after cysto-prostato-sigmoidectomy for sigmoid colon cancer invading the bladder. The patient underwent urethrectomy successfully and is currently tumor-free. Surgeons who follow patients with colorectal cancer invading the bladder should be aware of this case. The early detection of recurrence improves the chances for disease-free survival.

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