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What is multiple foci of extramural Vascular invasion ... This was noted on re path report after colon resection . Has it penetrated the bowel wall ?

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Dr Steven Hebert
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In brief: Vascular invasion

It doesn't sound like typical growth directly through the bowel wall but vascular invasion can lead to metastatic disease.
Most carcinomas of the colon would travel via lymphatics, vascular invasion is rare in this type of tumor.

In brief: Vascular invasion

It doesn't sound like typical growth directly through the bowel wall but vascular invasion can lead to metastatic disease.
Most carcinomas of the colon would travel via lymphatics, vascular invasion is rare in this type of tumor.
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