Cecal obstruction caused by paratubal cysts in a 24-year-old woman.

Abstract:

:A 24-year-old woman with no significant past medical or surgical history presented with diffuse abdominal pain and distention with decreased frequency of bowel movements for 1 month. A computerized tomography scan showed a massively dilated cecum suggesting obstruction. Exploratory laparotomy revealed bowel obstruction secondary to a band of fibroadipose tissue associated with paratubal cysts originating from the left fallopian tube. Removal of the band was performed with thorough examination of the bowel confirming absence of perforation or necrosis.

journal_name

Am J Surg

authors

Frayer EA,George RM,Caughran JL

doi

10.1016/j.amjsurg.2009.10.030

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2012-11-01 00:00:00

pages

e45-7

issue

5

eissn

0002-9610

issn

1879-1883

pii

S0002-9610(10)00172-8

journal_volume

204

pub_type

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