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Acute colonic obstruction caused by intussusception and extrusion of a sigmoid lipoma through the anus after barium enema.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9157856     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Colonic lipomas are often asymptomatic, but large lipomas may produce abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, hemorrhage, and intussusception. We report a young woman with a colonic lipoma who presented as an acute abdominal emergency with total colonic obstruction and severe pain associated with intussusception and extrusion of the tumor through the anus. The case was interesting because of its presentation after a double-contrast barium enema and because of the patient's young age and the tumor's location on the left side of the colon.
Authors:
A Kabaalioğlu; T Gelen; S Aktan; A Kesici; O Bircan; E Lüleci
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Abdominal imaging     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0942-8925     ISO Abbreviation:  Abdom Imaging     Publication Date:    1997 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-08-14     Completed Date:  1997-08-14     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9303672     Medline TA:  Abdom Imaging     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  389-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Akdeniz University Medical Faculty, Antalya, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdomen, Acute / etiology
Acute Disease
Adult
Anal Canal / pathology*
Barium Sulfate / diagnostic use*
Colonic Diseases* / radiography
Contrast Media*
Enema* / adverse effects
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Intestinal Obstruction / etiology*,  radiography
Intussusception / complications*,  radiography
Lipoma / complications*,  radiography
Sigmoid Neoplasms / complications*,  radiography
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 7727-43-7/Barium Sulfate

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