Cecal duplication causing a disappearing abdominal mass in an infant

Cecal duplication causing a disappearing abdominal mass in an infant

Autor Martins, Jose Luiz Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Cury, Edson Khodor Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Petrilli, A. S. Google Scholar
Martins, ECS Google Scholar
Neto, G. Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo Duplications of the alimentary tract are rare malformations. A case of a 2-year-old girl with an intestinal intussusception caused by a cystic duplication of the cecum is presented. This case report is justified by its clinical features and the difficult diagnosis, which was only confirmed during surgery. Ultrasonography had documented an abdominal mass that then disappeared and later reappeared, leading to surgical indication. During surgery, the intussusception within the abdomen was reduced, and right hemicolectomy was performed around the mass in the interior part of the cecum and appendix, with ileocolic anastomosis. On resecting the cecum, a cystic duplication measuring 4 x 3 cm was observed, with a granular mucous layer, an ulcerated hole in its interior, and inflammatory reaction. the patient had an uneventful recovery and was discharged on the fourth postoperative day. Copyright (C) 2001 by W.B. Saunders Company.
Assunto cecal duplication
intestinal duplication
intestinal intussusception
Idioma Inglês
Data 2001-10-01
Publicado em Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Philadelphia: W B Saunders Co, v. 36, n. 10, p. 1581-1583, 2001.
ISSN 0022-3468 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Editor W B Saunders Co
Extensão 1581-1583
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/jpsu.2001.27057
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Editorial
Web of Science WOS:000171320000024
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/26640

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