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Differential Diagnosis For Blumer's rectal shelf sign

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List of current finding(s):

Neoplastic Disorders
Metastasis to peritoneum
Adenocarcinoma, gastric
Adenocarcinoma, pancreatic
Cul de sac/pelvis metastasis
Metastasis/carcinoma to ovary
Pelvic tumor
Definition

a shelf palpable by rectal examination, due to metastatic tumour cells gravitating from an abdominal cancer and growing in the rectovesical or rectouterine pouch.

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