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Giant peritoneal loose body: a case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24596768     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 52-year-old man was presented with discomfort in lower abdomen and irritative voiding symptoms. Computed tomography showed a well circumscribed mass with calcification in front of bladder compressing the bladder diagnosed as leiomyoma with calcifications, probably araising from rectum. Surgery revealed a giant peritoneal loose body measuring 6cm in diameter. After the removal of peritoneal loose body patient was relieved of symptoms. Peritoneal loose bodies are usually small and are found incidentally at surgery. Giant peritoneal loose bodies are rare. A comprehensive review of literature is presented.
Authors:
Hemanth Makineni; Poornachandra Thejeswi; Shivananda Prabhu; Rahul R Bhat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-01-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR     Volume:  8     ISSN:  2249-782X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Diagn Res     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-03-05     Completed Date:  2014-03-05     Revised Date:  2014-03-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101488993     Medline TA:  J Clin Diagn Res     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  187-8     Citation Subset:  -    
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