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Colonic obstruction caused by intraluminal haematoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23047996     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a rare case of caecal obstruction in an anticoagulated elderly patient, who presented with abdominal pain and per-rectal bleeding. CT revealed obstruction in the ascending colon. The patient subsequently underwent a right hemicolectomy for a massively distended caecum containing a large intraluminal haematoma causing obstruction.
Authors:
Robert Thomas; Balazs Banky; Catherine Hobday; David W Borowski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-10-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, University Hospital North Tees, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland, UK.
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