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Chirurgia 2005 August;18(4):233-6

language: Italian

A case of ileo-colic adult intussusception caused by cecum limphoma: computed tomography diagnosis

Esposito S., Mangoni di S. Stefano M. L. Liguori C., Liguori P., Rizzo G. M., Ansalone M.


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The intestinal intussusception is a rare pathology relatively caused by a precise noxa endoluminale. The authors bring a case of intussusception ileo-cecal-colic caused by cecum linfoma. The patient is introduced with a sintomatologia painful abdominal subacute associate to intermittent vomit, transitory episodes of closing of the alvo and above all with the presence of a mobile and palpable epigastric mass. A precise diagnosis has been set thanks to the use of the TC that has also furnished precious information for the operating planning. The surgical operation has confirmed the radiological diagnosis.

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