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Dis Colon Rectum. 1989 Feb;32(2):146-8.

Massive gangrene of the colon--a complication of fecal impaction. Report of a case.

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Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Abstract

A case of extensive gangrene of the colon secondary to fecal impaction is reported. The role of ischemia in the management of colonic obstruction and the pathogenesis and treatment of colonic gangrene are discussed.

PMID:
2914528
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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