Complete small bowel obstruction without intussusception due to a submucosal lipoma

Journal of Surgical Case Reports
Ryan D Konik, Ronald A Rhodes

Abstract

Submucosal lipomas of the small bowel are rare, often asymptomatic, benign tumors. Large lesions may present with acute symptoms such as a bowel obstruction from an intussusception or acute hemorrhage. Acute findings such as these require operative intervention. In this case, we present a 53-year-old female with a complete small bowel obstruction secondary to a submucosal lipoma without signs of an intussusception.

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Nov 21, 2019·Pediatric Pulmonology·Michael AbelesMelodi Pirzada

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