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Colonic intussusception caused by colonic lipoma: A case report

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Department of Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine
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Institute for Biomedical Research, Kaunas University of Medicine
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Department of General Surgery, Kaunas 2nd Clinical Hospital, Lithuania
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Medicina 2010, 46(7), 477; https://doi.org/10.3390/medicina46070069
Received: 18 June 2009 / Accepted: 8 July 2010 / Published: 13 July 2010
Intussusception is a pediatric condition that rarely presents in adults. Colonic lipomas 4 cm and more in diameter can cause colonic intussusception leading to emergency operation. Surgical resection of the involved segment must be the procedure of choice. We report a case of colonic intussusception caused by colonic lipoma in an adult. The patient underwent operation, and histopathological examination of the specimen confirmed the diagnosis of colonic submucosal lipoma.
Keywords: colonic lipoma; intussusception colonic lipoma; intussusception
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Paškauskas, S.; Latkauskas, T.; Valeikaitė, G.; Paršeliūnas, A.; Švagždys, S.; Saladžinskas, Ž.; Tamelis, A.; Pavalkis, D. Colonic intussusception caused by colonic lipoma: A case report. Medicina 2010, 46, 477.

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