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Rectum mucinous adenocarcinoma

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Colloid Adenocarcinoma of Rectum; colloid adenocarcinoma of rectum; Colloid Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum; colloid adenocarcinoma of the rectum; Colloidal Adenocarcinoma of Rectum; colloidal adenocarcinoma of rectum; Colloidal Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum; colloidal adenocarcinoma of the rectum; Mucinous Adenocarcinoma of Rectum; mucinous adenocarcinoma of rectum; Mucinous Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum; mucinous adenocarcinoma of the rectum; Rectal Colloid Adenocarcinoma; rectal colloid adenocarcinoma; Rectal Colloidal Adenocarcinoma; rectal colloidal adenocarcinoma; Rectal Mucinous Adenocarcinoma; rectal mucinous adenocarcinoma; rectum mucinous adenocarcinoma
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0002748


An invasive adenocarcinoma of the rectum characterized by the presence of pools of extracellular mucin. Malignant glandular epithelial cells are present in the mucin collections. Mucin constitutes more than 50% of the lesion. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVRectum mucinous adenocarcinoma

Professional guidelines


Inoue A, Sheedy SP, Wells ML, Mileto A, Goenka AH, Ehman EC, Yalon M, Murthy NS, Mathis KL, Behm KT, Shawki SF, Bruining DH, Graham RP, Fletcher JG
Abdom Radiol (NY) 2023 Jun;48(6):1867-1879. Epub 2023 Feb 4 doi: 10.1007/s00261-022-03746-4. PMID: 36737522
Sun Y, Huang Z, Chi P
Int J Clin Oncol 2020 Jul;25(7):1299-1307. Epub 2020 Apr 9 doi: 10.1007/s10147-020-01670-5. PMID: 32274615
Cortina R, McCormick J, Kolm P, Perry RR
Dis Colon Rectum 1995 Aug;38(8):848-52. doi: 10.1007/BF02049842. PMID: 7634979

Recent clinical studies


Gur EO, Onak C, Bayar EE, Yazıcı A, Kokulu İ, Hacıyanlı S, Dilek ON
Breast J 2020 Mar;26(3):517-519. Epub 2019 Sep 20 doi: 10.1111/tbj.13580. PMID: 31541514

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