Carcinoma colon presenting with anterior abdominal wall abscess is a rare occurrence which has been sparsely reported in the medical literature. Such an event is likely to occur due to infiltration of anterior abdominal wall with perforation of colonic growth and pus seeping through fascial planes. We hereby report a case of 67 year old female who presented to the emergency department with anterior abdominal wall abscess and on exploration turned out to be tumour of the transverse colon.
Key words: Carcinoma, Abdominal, Subumblical.
Received: 15 December 2018 Revised: 27 December 2018 Accepted: 28 December 2018
Corresponding author: Dr. Gaba S, Department of Surgery, GGS Medical College Hospital, Faridkot, India
This article may be cited as: Gaba S , Nagpal N, Goyal V, Meena D, Singh J. Carcinoma Transverse Colon Masquerading Anterior Abdominal Wall Abscess: A Case Study. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(1):134-135.