CLINIC OPATHOLOGICAL STUDY OF COLORECTAL MALIGNANCY IN TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL
Keywords:Colorectal, Carcinoma, Clinical
Background: Colorectal carcinoma is one of the most frequent malignancies in the world. It is the second foremost cause of cancer mortality in the United States.
Methods: The present study was carried out on 25 patients, being admitted to the various surgical wards ofM.B. Govt. Hospital, attached to the R.N.T. Medical College Hospital, Udaipur between the period July 2017 to November 2019
Results: The presenting symptoms in the present study were change in bowel habit (92%), bleeding per rectum (32%), and loss of weight in 60% of cases. A lump abdomen was noticed in 48% of cases, pain abdomen in 36% of cases. 16% presented with acute bowel obstruction.
Conclusion: The common symptoms of constipation or constipation with diarrhoea are neglected and treated with simple laxative without elaborate investigation. Bleeding from malignant growth in the rectum is thought to be from piles and mis-treated accordingly, without doing a simple digital examination. It is emphasized that a thorough history taking, proper physical examination is must. To arrive in a correct diagnosis and plan a definite treatment. Also health education to the public in the forms of lectures, posters and audio-visual presentations will help the patient to seek medical advise at an earliest time.
Keywords: Colorectal, Carcinoma, Clinical
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