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Bauhin's ileocecal valve syndrome-a rare cause for small-bowel obstruction: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16482419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Benign ileocecal valve hypertrophy is a rare cause for intestinal obstruction. We describe a 51-year-old female with clinical and imaging presentation of chronic small-bowel obstruction. The patient was operated on, and a limited thickening of the ileocecal bowel wall causing intestinal obstruction was found. A right hemicolectomy was performed. On microscopic examination, severe fibrosis with hypertrophied nerves was found without any additional findings of malignancy or inflammation. Review of the relevant literature is presented.
Authors:
Eviatar Nesher; Letizia Schreiber; Nahum Werbin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diseases of the colon and rectum     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0012-3706     ISO Abbreviation:  Dis. Colon Rectum     Publication Date:  2006 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-23     Completed Date:  2006-05-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372764     Medline TA:  Dis Colon Rectum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  527-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery A, Tel-Aviv Souraski Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Hypertrophy / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery
Ileal Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Ileocecal Valve / pathology*
Intestinal Obstruction / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Intestine, Small
Middle Aged
Syndrome

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