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Mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma of cecum: a rare entity.

Department of Radiodiagnosis, M.S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India.
Journal of clinical imaging science 01/2013; 3:10. DOI: 10.4103/2156-7514.107995
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ABSTRACT Mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma of cecum (MANEC) was first reported by Cardier in 1924. These tumors are thought to arise from multi-potential stem cells, which have differentiated bidirectionally. Location of the tumor influences the treatment and outcome. We report a rare case of MANEC where the patient presented with abdominal pain and distension. Imaging revealed an ileo colic intussusception with the lead point being a MANEC.

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