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World J Gastroenterol. Feb 21, 2011; 17(7): 828-834
Published online Feb 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i7.828
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Figure 1 Computerized tomography. A: Computerized tomography (CT) abdomen showing a patient with rectal cancer having liver metastasis and ascites; B: CT Chest showing a patient with rectal cancer having lung metastasis.
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Figure 2 Coronal magnetic resonance imaging (arrow) showing possible lymph node or early vascular involvement.
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Figure 3 Magnetic resonance imaging (arrow) showing possible extension beyond the muscularis propria, radiologically staged as early T3.
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Figure 4 Coronal T2 W magnetic resonance imaging (arrow) showing the intact muscularis propria in a patient with rectal cancer. Radiologically staged as T1 or T2.
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Figure 5 Magnetic resonance imaging. A: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (arrow) showing the rectal cancer involving the circumferential resection margin; B: MRI (arrow) showing the rectal cancer invading the ischiorectal fat on the right (T4).