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Ileal lipoma - a rare cause of ileocolic intussusception in adults: Case report and literature review.
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PMID:  21286220     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The occurrence of intussusception in adults is rare, accounting for less than 5% of all cases of intussusceptions and almost 1%-5% of bowel obstruction. The condition is found in less than 1 in 1300 abdominal operations and 1 in 100 patients operated for intestinal obstruction. The child to adult ratio is more than 20:1. We report a rare case of ileocolic intussusception in an adult secondary to an ileal lipoma.
Authors:
Hany Balamoun; Samer Doughan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of gastrointestinal surgery     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1948-9366     ISO Abbreviation:  World J Gastrointest Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-02     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101532473     Medline TA:  World J Gastrointest Surg     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  13-5     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Hany Balamoun, Samer Doughan, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Margate, Kent, CT94AN, United Kingdom.
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