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Title: Caecal lipoma causing colo-colonic intussusception
Authors: El Tinay, Omer Yousif
Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed Rasheed
Noureldin, Osman Hassan
Al Boukai, Ahmed Amer
Keywords: Lipoma
Colonic lipomas
Caecal lipoma
Case Report
Issue Date: Sep-2003
Publisher: Medknow Publications
Citation: The Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology: 9 (3); 145-147
Abstract: Colonic lipomas are benign, slow-growing mesenchymal neoplasms of the large intestine. These are the most common nonepithelial benign neoplasms of the colon. The incidence of colonic lipomas have been reported to be between 0.035% and 4.4% in large autopsy series [1] . The majority of colonic lipomas are small and asymptomatic [2] . Larger lesions may be significant both for symptoms and for radiologic and endoscopic confusion with malignancy [3] . Operative or endoscopic intervention may be required for differentiation from malignant or premalignant lesions. We report a case of colo­colonic intussusception caused by caecal .
Description: From the Departments of Surgery (Drs. EI-Tinay, Khan. Noureldin), and Radiology (Dr. Al-Boukai), King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Dr. Omer Yousif El Tinay. Department of Surgery, King Khalid University Hospital. P.O. Box 7805, Riyadh 11472. Saudi Arabia.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2901
ISSN: Print:1319-3767, Online: 1998-4049
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