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Giant lipoma of the mesentery: report of an unusual case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  942124     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A patient with a huge mesenteric lipoma is discussed. A review of the literature reveals that there are less than 30 reported cases and consequently this diagnosis is rarely made preoperatively. An upper gastrointestinal series with a small bowel follow-through and a mesenteric arteriogram may suggest this condition. Surgical excision is the treatment of choice, since these large tumors may undergo malignant degeneration.
Authors:
R D Signer; D Bregman; S Klausner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American surgeon     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0003-1348     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Surg     Publication Date:  1976 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-09-25     Completed Date:  1976-09-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370522     Medline TA:  Am Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  595-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Intestinal Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery
Jejunum
Lipoma / diagnosis*,  surgery
Mesentery*
Middle Aged

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