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What is mucin-producing metastatic colonic adenocarcinoma?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
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In brief: Subtype of colon Ca

Mucin producing metastatic adenoca of the colon is derived from a primary adenoCa of colon producing large amounts of extracelluar mucin with greater than a 50% mucinous component.
. The proximal colon and appendix represents 10-20% of these colorectal neoplasms . The rt. colon is the usual source for most of these lesions presenting with more advanced forms of disease than other colonic sites.

In brief: Subtype of colon Ca

Mucin producing metastatic adenoca of the colon is derived from a primary adenoCa of colon producing large amounts of extracelluar mucin with greater than a 50% mucinous component.
. The proximal colon and appendix represents 10-20% of these colorectal neoplasms . The rt. colon is the usual source for most of these lesions presenting with more advanced forms of disease than other colonic sites.
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