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Appendiceal intussusception mistaken for a polyp at colonoscopy: case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20615304     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of appendiceal intussusception which was erroneously labelled as a 10-mm polypoid caecal lesion on colonoscopy and, therefore, followed up over an 11-year period before the correct diagnosis was made. We present the radiological and endoscopic appearance of appendiceal intussusception and a review of the literature.
Authors:
Alireza Salehzadeh; Andrea Scala; Jay N L Simson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-07-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1478-7083     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-07     Completed Date:  2010-10-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506860     Medline TA:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  W46-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Colorectal Surgery, St Richard's Hospital, Chichester PO19 6SE, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Appendix*
Cecal Diseases / diagnosis*
Colonic Polyps / diagnosis*
Colonoscopy
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Errors
Female
Humans
Intussusception / diagnosis*
Middle Aged

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