‘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). pp. 1-2. ISSN 0973709X

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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: 14 Jan 2019 04:46
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2019 04:46
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/152942

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