Neoplasia of the colon: a late complication of ureterosigmoidostomy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A case of carcinoma of the sigmoid colon arising 26 years after ureterosigmoidostomy for a benign condition is presented. This is the 31st reported instance of neoplasia complicating ureterosigmoid diversion. Possible etiologic mechanisms include surgical trauma, constant irritation of the transplanted ureter, alteration of local tissue dynamics, and urine carcinogenesis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lindsey, CM; Anderson, EE; Paulson, DF

Published Date

  • April 1, 1976

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 69 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 501 - 504

PubMed ID

  • 1265517

Pubmed Central ID

  • 1265517

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00007611-197604000-00037


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States