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CURRENT ISSUECHIRURGIA

A Journal on Surgery

Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index

Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0394-9508

Online ISSN 1827-1782

 

Chirurgia 2008 October;21(5):285-7

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Mucocele of rectal stump after high anterior resection for sigmoidal cancer. Case report

Salamina G. 1, Migliorini L. 2, Poccobelli M. 1, Rivolta U. 1, Luchetti P. 1, Sarro G. 1, Cattaneo A. 1, Tatani B. 1, Alabiso F. 1, Dameno V. R. 1, Bertoncini M. 1

1 Operative Unit of General Surgery Magenta Hospital, Milan, Italy
2 Operative Unit of Histopathology Magenta Hospital, Milan, Italy

Mucocele (M) of rectal stump is a rare complication of colorectal surgery. It is difficult to diagnose preoperatively or directly in surgical theatre. It is usually diagnosed by histological examination. In this case report a case of rectal stump M following high anterior resection for sigmoidal cancer is presented.

language: English


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