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Dynamic change of intestinal duplication in an adult patient: a case report and literature review.
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PMID:  22778749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Intestinal duplication in an adult is an uncommon congenital abnormality because only minority of cases present in adulthood. More than 80% of cases occur before the age of two years as an acute abdomen, bowel obstruction or other complications associated with it. Duplication has two types, either cystic or tubular. Here, we report a case of an adult who was diagnosed preoperatively on CT scan as tubular intestinal duplication. CT images showed change in the morphology of the cystic mass after one week of antibiotics administration. On histopathological analysis, the resected duplicated segment had esophageal epithelium in addition to the intestinal gland. So far, we found no report describing CT findings of dynamic change of ileal duplication in the English literatures.
Abhishek Shah; Jimin Du; Yutian Sun; Dianbo Cao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-06-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in medicine     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1687-9635     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Med     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-10     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-04-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101512910     Medline TA:  Case Rep Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  297585     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Radiology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun 130021, China.
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