Table 3

Cases of carcinosarcoma reported in literature

Case

Author, year

Age (years)

Sex

Site

Distant Metastasis

Outcome


1

Weidner, 1986 [9]

73

M

Sigmoid

F

DOD 4 years

2

Staroz F, 1995 [10]

64

M

Descending

F

DOD some months later

3

Roncaroli, 1995 [11]

71

F

Rectum

F

DOD 6 months

4

Isimbaldi, 1996 [12]

86

F

Ascending

None

NED 2 years

5

Gentile, 1997 [13]

40

F

Caecum

I

DOD 2 months

6

Bertram, 1997 [14]

79

F

Ascending

I

DOD 5 months

7

Serio, 1997 [15]

69

F

Descending

None

NED 6 months

8

Shoji, 1998 [16]

78

M

Descending

None

NED 16 months

9

Nakao, 1998 [17]

60

F

Transverse

None

NED 14 months

10

Takeyoshi, 2000 [18]

82

M

Rectum

F

DOD 6 months

11

Shah, 2001 [19]

57

F

Rectosigmoid

I

DOD 5 months

12

Kim, 2001 [20]

41

F

Sigmoid

None

DOD 4 months

13

Di Vizio, 2001 [21]

56

F

Descending

F

DOD 21 months

14

Ishida, 2003 [22]

80

F

Rectosigmoid

F

DOD 6 months

15

Aramendi, 2003 [23]

84

M

Splenic flexure

None

ARF after 4 hours

16

Macaigne, 2004 [24]

67

F

Sigmoid

F

DOD 2 months

17

Kim, 2005 [4]

71

M

Ascending

I

NS

18

Present Case

81

M

Ascending

I

AWD 2 years


I metastasis detected at initial presentation, F metastasis detected during follow-up, DOD died of disease, AWD alive with disease, NED no evidence of disease, ARF acute renal failure, NS not specified

Ambrosini-Spaltro et al. BMC Cancer 2006 6:185   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-6-185

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