Caracterización de los hallazgos histopatológicos de tumores colorrectales en pacientes del Tolima, Colombia

Translated title of the contribution: Characterization of histopathological findings from colorectal tumors from patients in Tolima

Nancy Yaneth Flórez-Delgado, Mabel Elena Bohórquez, Gilbert Mateus, Rodrigo Prieto Sánchez, María Magdalena E de Polanco, Luis Carvajal-Carmona, Jorge Mario Castro

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Abstract

In Colombia, colorectal cancer is recognized as a major public health problem. Its general tendency is occur more frequently among both genders. It now ranks among the top fi ve in terms of mortality. Using histopathological diagnoses collected from pathology laboratories in Ibagué, Tolima between January 2000 and December 2007, we conducted a retrospective analysis of 191 patients who had colorectal adenocarcinoma. The most important fi ndings are that the average age of diagnosis was over 60 years, most common tumor locations were in the rectum (34.6%) and in the left colon (283%), and the greatest numbers of tumors were tubulovillous adenoma, or villous adenoma. Most of cases were tubular.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)88-95
Number of pages8
JournalRevista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia
Volume27
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2012
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Histopathology
  • Tolima

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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Flórez-Delgado, N. Y., Bohórquez, M. E., Mateus, G., Sánchez, R. P., de Polanco, M. M. E., Carvajal-Carmona, L., & Castro, J. M. (2012). Caracterización de los hallazgos histopatológicos de tumores colorrectales en pacientes del Tolima, Colombia. Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia, 27(2), 88-95.