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Cases J. 2008 Dec 15;1(1):397. doi: 10.1186/1757-1626-1-397.

Colorectal infantile myofibromatosis: an unusual cause of rectal prolapse and sigmoid colo-colonic intussusception: a case report.

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  • 1Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. Deepti.Dhall@cshs.org.

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Infantile myofibromatosis is a rare mesenchymal disorder of infancy that can extensively involve the viscera including the gastrointestinal tract.

CASE PRESENTATION:

In this report, an exceptional case of infantile myofibromatosis is described in which rectal prolapse and sigmoid colo-colonic intussusception were the initial presentations of colorectal involvement in a 2-month-old premature female infant.

CONCLUSION:

To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case reporting rectal prolapse and the second case documenting intussusception secondary to gastrointestinal involvement by infantile myofibromatosis.

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