‘Ubiquitous’ tumour elsewhere, but uncommon in the colon! can we ignore this lesion?

Rodrigues, Gabriel (2016) ‘Ubiquitous’ tumour elsewhere, but uncommon in the colon! can we ignore this lesion? Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 10 (6). PD01-PD02. ISSN 0973-709X

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Abstract

Lipoma, a benign tumour of mature fat cells, can occur anywhere in the body and hence termed ‘ubiquitous tumour’. But it rarely occurs in the colon and can present with complications and mimic malignancy. We present a case of descending colonic lipoma which led to a diagnostic dilemma.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lipoma; obstruction; surgery.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2017 04:06
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2017 04:06
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/148567

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