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Table 1 The main characteristics of rectal cancer treated at Hospital de Braga between 2005 to 2010 are depicted

From: Human papillomavirus (HPV) 16 infection is not detected in rectal carcinoma

CharacteristicsRectum n (%)
Macroscopy
 Polypoid/vegetant130 (55.8)
 Ulcerated Infiltrative49 (21.0)
 Exofitic25 (10.7)
 Villous21 (9.0)
 No information8 (3.4)
Histological Staging
 021 (10.3)
 I38 (18.7)
 IIA43 (21.2)
 IIB0 (0.0)
 IIIA12 (5.9)
 IIIB31 (15.3)
 IIC13 (6.4)
 IV37 (18.2)
Serosal involvement
 With109 (53.7)
 Without70 (34.5)
 No information24 (11.8)