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Cystic lymphangioma of the colon. Report of a case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6489077     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A rare case of cystic lymphangioma of the colon is reported. The lobulated and fluctuant lesion was located in the splenic flexure and was associated with multiple adenomas in the entire colon. Well differentiated adenocarcinomas restricted to the mucosal layer were also demonstrated in two of the adenomas of the colon. Clinical features, appropriate treatment, and possible pathogenesis of colonic lymphangioma are discussed.
Y Kuroda; H Katoh; K Ohsato
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diseases of the colon and rectum     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0012-3706     ISO Abbreviation:  Dis. Colon Rectum     Publication Date:  1984 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-11-30     Completed Date:  1984-11-30     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372764     Medline TA:  Dis Colon Rectum     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  679-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma / pathology
Colonic Neoplasms / epidemiology,  pathology*
Intestinal Polyps / pathology
Lymphangioma / pathology*
Middle Aged
Rectal Neoplasms / epidemiology
Terminology as Topic

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