Rectal Cancer Diagnosed after Cesarean Section in Which High Microsatellite Instability Indicated the Presence of Lynch Syndrome

@inproceedings{Okuda2015RectalCD,
  title={Rectal Cancer Diagnosed after Cesarean Section in Which High Microsatellite Instability Indicated the Presence of Lynch Syndrome},
  author={Tomohiro Okuda and Hiroyuki Ishii and Sadao Yamashita and Sakura Ijichi and Seiki Matsuo and Hiroyuki Okimura and Jo Kitawaki},
  booktitle={Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2015}
}
We report a case of rectal cancer with microsatellite instability (MSI) that probably resulted from Lynch syndrome and that was diagnosed after Cesarean section. The patient was a 28-year-old woman (gravid 1, para 1) without a significant medical history. At 35 gestational weeks, vaginal ultrasonography revealed a 5 cm tumor behind the uterine cervix, which was diagnosed as a uterine myoma. The tumor gradually increased in size and blocked the birth canal, resulting in the patient undergoing an… CONTINUE READING

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