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Asymptomatic intussusception of the appendix secondary to endometriosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17375794     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a report of a 47-year-old woman with an asymptomatic clinical presentation of appendiceal intussusception secondary to endometriosis. Initially discovered during routine colonoscopy as a submucosal mass, it was ultimately diagnosed after surgical resection by pathology findings. The theories regarding the pathogenesis of appendiceal intussusception are reviewed and discussed here.
Authors:
Anaeze Offodile; Jeffrey B Hodgin; Tracey Arnell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American surgeon     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0003-1348     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Surg     Publication Date:  2007 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-22     Completed Date:  2007-04-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370522     Medline TA:  Am Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  299-301     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Campus, New York, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Appendix*
Cecal Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Colectomy / methods
Diagnosis, Differential
Endometriosis / complications*
Female
Humans
Intussusception / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Laparoscopy
Middle Aged

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