Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Chirurg. 2003 Sep;74(9):856-9.

[Ileocecal invagination due to a benign small intestine tumor. A case report].

[Article in German]

Author information

  • 1Chirurgische Universitäts- und Poliklinik, RWTH Aachen. V.Fernandez@web.de

Abstract

We report a case of postoperative ileocecal invagination in a 63-year-old male. Forty-six days after esophageal resection and gastric tube reconstruction with cervical anastomosis for an esophageal carcinoma, the patient suffered from colicky pain in the right abdomen. The diagnostics showed an ileocecal invagination up to the right flexure of the colon. The invagination was based on a leiomyoma of the terminal ileum. Because of necrosis of the mucous membrane, an ileocecal resection with ileoascendostomy could not be avoided. We discuss this case on the basis of the existing literature.

PMID:
14504800
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Springer
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk