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BACKGROUND Circumferential resection margin (CRM) is widely recognized as an important prognostic factor in esophageal cancer. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical significance of CRM according to the current criteria of the Royal College of Pathologists (RCP) and the College of American Pathologists (CAP). METHODS Patients (115) who(More)
We report an unusual case of a giant colonic mucocele following ileo-sigmoid bypass surgery in a patient with advanced adenocarcinoma of the splenic flexure. The formation of a giant colonic mucocele resulted from distal splenic flexure obstruction due to tumour relapse and proximal caecal obstruction due to peritoneal disease with subsequent accumulation(More)
Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) is a distinct group of benign pancreatic neoplasms often discovered incidentally on imaging. Apart from their malignant potential, little is known about their natural history as most are surgically resected. We report an unusual presentation and possible natural history of IPMN in a patient who refused surgery(More)
Extramedullary involvement in early stage chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is rare. We report the first case of an incidental finding of gall bladder infiltration in a patient who underwent a cholecystectomy for gallstone pancreatitis with no preceding history of CLL. This case reiterates the importance of subjecting even routine cholecystectomy(More)
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