Isolated splenic metastasis from colorectal carcinoma: report of a case and review of the literature.

In general, surgical resection for metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma rarely benefits more than a small percentage of patients long term. In the case of isolated splenic metastasis without evidence of other metastatic disease, splenectomy may increase survival times in patients with previously resected colorectal adenocarcinoma. Currently there are only… CONTINUE READING