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Fig. 2

From: Mucinous colorectal adenocarcinoma: clinical pathology and treatment options

Fig. 2

Magnetic resonance images showed an ulcerative mucinous colorectal adenocarcinoma (5.5 × 3.0 × 2.5 cm) located in the transverse colon 55 cm from the anus in a 53-year-old female patient. The patient was diagnosed as mucinous colorectal adenocarcinoma staged T4N2M1 with liver and abdominal metastases. She received 3 cycles of XELOX (capecitabine plus oxaliplatin) chemotherapy, a palliative surgery, 5 cycles of XELOX chemotherapy and capecitabine maintenance therapy for 5 months till present. a The axial T2-weighted imaging showed a significantly more intense signal on mucin pools (red arrow) than normal muscle. b In the axial T1-weighted image, the mucinous component (red arrow) showed similar signal intensity as to normal muscle

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