Primary signet ring carcinoma of the rectum: a rare entity

Monica Puri, Neha Singh, M. S. Bal, Neelam Gupta


Signet ring cell carcinoma constitute an uncommon histological type of rectal cancer with less than 1% of all rectal neoplasms. It usually behaves aggressively and has an inferior prognosis. Herein, we present a rare case in young male diagnosed by trucut biopsy.


Signet ring cell carcinoma, Rectum, Rare

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