Atypical Colorectal Neoplasms

Surg Clin North Am. 2017 Jun;97(3):641-656. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2017.01.011.


Primary colorectal lymphoma, carcinoids (neuroendocrine tumors), and gastrointestinal stromal tumors comprise a small subset of all colorectal cancers. Their features are unique, and their treatment varies from that of colorectal adenocarcinoma. Appropriate identification is key in the management of these tumors.

Keywords: Carcinoid; Colorectal; GIST; Lymphoma; Neuroendocrine.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Colorectal Neoplasms* / diagnosis
  • Colorectal Neoplasms* / mortality
  • Colorectal Neoplasms* / therapy
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors* / diagnosis
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors* / therapy
  • Humans
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors* / diagnosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors* / therapy
  • Survival Rate