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Case report (case report): feedback on an observation with a short commentary.
Lipomatous polyposis of the colon with multiple lipomas of peritoneal folds and giant diverticulosis: report of a case.
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
Publication types: Case Reports ; Journal ArticlePublication Status: ppublish
A case of multiple lipomatosis exclusively located in the colon is reported in a young male (33 years). It is characterized by a great number of lipomas with polyposis growth appearance, multiple lipomas of peritoneal folds, and giant diverticulosis probably caused by weakened areas of colonic wall induced by the lipomas.
Adult, Biopsy, Needle, Colonic Polyps/complications, Colonic Polyps/pathology, Diverticulum, Colon/complications, Diverticulum, Colon/pathology, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Intestinal Mucosa/pathology, Lipomatosis, Multiple Symmetrical/complications, Lipomatosis, Multiple Symmetrical/pathology, Male, Peritoneal Diseases/complications, Peritoneal Diseases/pathology, Treatment Outcome
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