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Revista colombiana de Gastroenterología

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RIVERO LEON, Armando et al. Duplicidad intestinal en el adulto joven como causa de tumor abdominal recurrente. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2003, vol.18, n.4, pp.247-251. ISSN 0120-9957.

A white male patient is reported, of 21 years of age with an intestinal duplication clerk of transverse colon, uncommon digestive malformation never before reported in our hospital. The clinical study and the carried out complementary exams those are shown that included, humorales, contrasted X-rays of colon, abdominal ultrasonography, laparoscopy, and the laparotomy. We describe the opposing malformation, the surgical technique employed and the histopathological conclusions of the extracted piece, the clinical evolution, and the complications. After 43 days he was discharged with ambulatory treatment, evolving favorably. The histopathological conclusions were: Intestinal Duplication clerk of the transverse colon. At present he is completely cured. A revision of the literature is carried out and the approaches of more interest are exposed.

Keywords : Intestinal duplication; Transverse colon; Abdominal tumours.

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