Medullary carcinoma of the colon: an adenocarcinoma with better prognosis

A 58-year-old man presented with pain in the left lower abdomen. His past medical history was significant for diverticulosis in the sigmoid colon. Abdominal computed tomography scan showed stricture in the ascending colon and diverticulosis. Colonoscopy revealed a mass (Fig. 1) in the ascending colon. Pathology showed medullary (solid, poorly differentiated… CONTINUE READING