Colon Cancer Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jul 31, 2018
  • Author: Tomislav Dragovich, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other problems to be considered in the differential diagnosis of colon cancer include the following:

  • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)

  • Carcinoid/neuroendocrine tumors and rare tumors of the gastrointestinal tract

  • Ischemic bowel

  • Small-intestine carcinomas

  • Gastrointestinal lymphoma

Differential Diagnoses