Carcinoma of the rectal pouch following restorative proctocolectomy. Report of a case.

@article{Puthu1992CarcinomaOT,
  title={Carcinoma of the rectal pouch following restorative proctocolectomy. Report of a case.},
  author={D Puthu and N S Maria Gerald Rajan and Raghunatha Rao and Laxmi Rao and Panangipalli Venugopal},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1992},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={257-60}
}
A case of adenocarcinoma developing in the pouch following restorative proctocolectomy is presented. This seems to be the third reported in the literature. The carcinoma developed from the remnants of precancerous rectal mucosa left in the muscular rectal cuff. The patient had been suffering from ulcerative colitis for 17 years prior to the development of… CONTINUE READING