Diagnosis of lateral pelvic lymph node metastasis of T1 lower rectal cancer using diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging: A case report with lateral pelvic lymph node dissection of lower rectal cancer.

@article{Ogawa2016DiagnosisOL,
  title={Diagnosis of lateral pelvic lymph node metastasis of T1 lower rectal cancer using diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging: A case report with lateral pelvic lymph node dissection of lower rectal cancer.},
  author={Shimpei Ogawa and Michihiro Itabashi and Tomoichiro Hirosawa and Takuzo Hashimoto and Yoshiko Bamba and Takahiro Okamoto},
  journal={Molecular and clinical oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={817-820}
}
The present study presented a 35-year-old female patient in whom fecal occult blood was detected in a medical check-up. Colonoscopy revealed a superficial elevated-type tumor with central depression in the lower rectum. The tumor was diagnosed as T1 deep invasive cancer. No swollen lymph nodes or distant metastasis were found on computed tomography or [18F… CONTINUE READING