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Pediatr Surg Int. 2003 Apr;19(1-2):104-5. Epub 2002 Nov 12.

Rectum leiomyoma in a 10-month-old female.

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Institute of Digestive Diseases, Esperanza Foundation, P.O. Box: 09-04-905 Guayaquil, Ecuador. ngomez@gye.satnet.net

Abstract

An unexpected case of leiomyoma (LM) of the rectum in a 10-month-old female patient. The patient presented with a palpable mass and symptoms of intestinal obstruction, constipation and rectal discomfort. Rectal examination revealed a clearly visible mass. The treatment consisted of a surgical resection with wide margins. Pathology reported a leiomyoma. The patient was submitted to a careful clinical evaluation and a continuous follow up.

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12721738
DOI:
10.1007/s00383-002-0901-5
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