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Colon carcinoma is an unusual tumor during childhood. The authors report a case of metastatic colonic adenocarcinoma diagnosed in a 14-year-old boy during inguinal hernia repair. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first reported case of this rare disease presenting as an inguinal hernia.
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