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Dis Colon Rectum. 2003 Apr;46(4):547-9.

Angiomyolipoma of the colon: report of a case and review of the literature.

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  • 1Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 199 Tung Hwa North Road, Taipei, Taiwan.

Abstract

Angiomyolipoma of the colon is very rare. Only three cases have been reported in the literature. Here we report the case of a 54-year-old male, who presented with a progressive abdominal cramping pain. We performed left hemicolectomy under the impression of a cancerous mass over the splenic flexure of the colon. Histology revealed an angiomyolipoma of the colon. In addition, we review the literature.

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