Giant Peritoneal Loose Body: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Makineni, Hemanth and Thejeswi, Poornachandra and Prabhu, Shivananda and Bhat, Rahul. R (2014) Giant Peritoneal Loose Body: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 8 (1). pp. 187-188. ISSN 0973-709X

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A 52-year-old man was presented with discomfort in lower abdomen and irritative voiding symptoms. Computed tomography showed a well circumscribed mass with calcification in front of bladder compressing the bladder diagnosed as leiomyoma with calcifications, probably araising from rectum. Surgery revealed a giant peritoneal loose body measuring 6cm in diameter. After the removal of peritoneal loose body patient was relieved of symptoms. Peritoneal loose bodies are usually small and are found incidentally at surgery. Giant peritoneal loose bodies are rare. A comprehensive review of literature is presented.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Peritoneal loose body, Appendices epiploicae
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2014 07:54
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2014 07:54

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