Metachronous multiple carcinomas arising at a colostomy site 18 years after abdominoperineal resection

@article{Okamoto2009MetachronousMC,
  title={Metachronous multiple carcinomas arising at a colostomy site 18 years after abdominoperineal resection},
  author={Norihiro Okamoto},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2009},
  volume={24},
  pages={1481-1481}
}
Dear Editor: Metachronous multiple carcinomas at the site of stoma is rare condition after surgery. A median of 264 months interval from the initial operation was documented in 35 cases reported. In 1958, the following criteria for multiple carcinomas of the colon were defined by Mortel: (1) malignancy of a lesion, as indicated by histopathological examination; (2) synchronous carcinomas, with normal mucosa existing between the tumors; and (3) for metachronous carcinomas, a tumor, except for a… CONTINUE READING