Transitional cell carcinoma of ureter simulating left coloni
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We report a case of ureteric tumor, an uncommon disease presenting with colonic obstruction. This 52-year-old lady presented with a history of colicky pain left lower abdomen for 5 months. Colonoscopy revealed circumferential nonnegotiable stricture at 25 cm from anal verge, and colonoscopic biopsy was inconclusive. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT) showed a growth involving sigmoid colon and left ureter with proximal left hydroureteronephrosis with a nonfunctioning left kidney. Guided fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) showed features of an adenocarcinoma. The patient was operated with a diagnosis of carcinoma colon and underwent low anterior resection with left nephroureterectomy. Histopathology of resected specimen revealed ureteric transitional cell carcinoma with colon infiltration. She had a smooth postoperative recovery...

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