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Trop Gastroenterol. 2003 Jan-Mar;24(1):29-30.

Intussusception due to gastrointestinal stromal tumour of the colon: diagnosis by colonoscopy.

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  • 1Department of Gastroenterology and Human Nutrition, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110 029.

Abstract

Intussusception of the intestine is rare in adults. We report a case of a 45-year-old male who presented with long-standing pyrexia of unknown origin, abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding and constitutional symptoms. Colonoscopic examination revealed a large invaginated mass suggestive of colonic intussusception due to gastrointestinal stromal tumour of the colon. His symptoms disappeared after surgical removal of the tumour.

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