Lipomatous Polyp Presenting With Intestinal Intussusception in Adults: Report of Four Cases

Shramana Mandal, Vibha Kawatra, Kajal Kiran Dhingra, Parul Gupta, Nita Khurana

Abstract


Intussusception is a relatively common cause of intestinal obstruction in children but a rare, and uncommon clinical entity in adults accounting for 1%. Lipoma accounts for 4% of all benign tumors of the gut. Most of these are seen in the large intestine, usually submucosal and around ileocecal valve. These are often asymptomatic. Though these lesions are benign, it continues to present difficulties in the preoperative differentiation between malignant and benign colonic neoplasm.




Gastroenterol Res. 2010;3(5):229-231
doi: https://doi.org/10.4021/gr232e

Keywords


Lipomatous polyp; Intussusception; Intestine; Adults

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