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An Unusual Presentation of Needle Tract Seeding from Colonic Cancer
Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Radiation Therapy
Needle tract seeding is a recognized complication of obtaining tissue of intraabdominal malignancy by percutaneous techniques. While the exact mechanism of needle tract seeding is still being hypothesized, the knowledge of this concept has led to guidelines avoiding such techniques in a resectable tumor especially tumors of hepatobiliary origin. Here we present a case of colonic carcinoma with a polypoidal soft tissue mass at the site of needle tract. The needle tract tumor could have probablydoi:10.4172/2155-9619.1000249 fatcat:idpdrtfvizh4dftoxclwu33kzq