Dukes classification


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Dukes clas·si·fi·ca·tion

(dūks),
a classification of the extent of invasion of a resected adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum commonly modified as follows: A (Dukes A), confined to the mucosa; B1, into the muscularis propria; B2, through the muscularis propria; C1, with nodal metastases; C2, counterpart to B2 with nodal metastases; D, distant metastatic disease.

Dukes classification

(do͞oks)
n.
A classification into three stages of the extent of spread of operable carcinoma of the large intestine.

Dukes clas·s·i·fi·ca·tion

(dūks klas'i-fi-kā'shŭn)
A classification of the extent of invasion of a resected adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum commonly modified as follows: A (Dukes A), confined to the mucosa; B1, into the muscularis mucosae; B2, through the muscularis mucosae; C1, limited to the bowel wall, with nodal metastases; C2, through the bowel wall, with nodal metastases.

Dukes,

Cuthbert E., English pathologist, 1890-1977.
Dukes classification - a classification of the extent of operable adenocarcinoma of the colon or rectum: Dukes A, Dukes B, Dukes B2, Dukes C1, Dukes C2.