Primary choriocarcinoma of the colon: a case report and review of the literature

@inproceedings{Jiang2013PrimaryCO,
  title={Primary choriocarcinoma of the colon: a case report and review of the literature},
  author={Lun Jiang and Jing-tao Wu and Xin Peng},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2013}
}
Choriocarcinoma usually arises in the uterus and gonads. Primary choriocarcinoma (PCC) in an extragenital organ is rare. When it occurs in the gastrointestinal tract, the stomach is the most common site. Only 12 cases of PCC of the colon have been reported in the world literature. Most cases were associated with adenocarcinoma. We report the case of a 36-year-old man with PCC of the colon and review the clinical characteristics of previously documented cases. 

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