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Colon Surgery Questions

Q51) Not a significant factor for prognosis in colorectal metastasis?

a) Involved lymph node in primary

b) Metachronous  lesion

c) Synchronous lesion

d) Size more than 5 cm


Q52) WHich of the following is not a histological feature of Crohn disease of the bowel

a) Stricture

b) Granuloma

c) Crypt Abscess

d) Goblet cell atrophy


Q53 ) True about lymphoma of the colon

a) MOre common in females

b) Most common in 3rd and 4th decade

c) Most common site is caecum

d) T cells are most commonly involved

Ans 53) c

Lymphoma is uncommon in the colon/rectum occurring in 0.4% of patients; intestinal lymphoma and can present anywhere between the
second and eighth decades of life.

Most of these lesions are intermediate to high-grade B-cell lymphomas.

Affected men outnumber women about 1.5:1 

The majority of colorectal lymphomas are found in the cecum or ascending colon. More than 70% of colorectal lymphomas are proximal to the hepatic flexure. 


Q54.Not a Poor risk factor according to Fong score
a) Node +
 b) Disease free interval more than 1 yr
c) 2 Liver Mets

d) Single metastasis 6 cm

Ans 54) b 

Fong score is for Survival after treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer to the liver. It includes 5 variables for which score is alloted to each point

Nodal status of primary

Disease-free interval from the primary to discovery of the liver metastases of <12 months

Number of tumors >1,

Preoperative CEA level >200 ng/ml, and

Size of the largest tumor >5 cm