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INTRODUCTION Heterotopic bone is rarely found in the gastrointestinal tract. Here we report a rare case of metaplastic ossification within a benign ulcerating adenoma and review the literature concerning the aetiology. CASE PRESENTATION A 63-year-old woman, who presented with a history of melaena, was found at colonoscopy to have a pedunculated ulcerating(More)
MRI is well established in the diagnosis of female breast cancer, with an important role as a problem-solving tool in the postoperative breast and in implant evaluation. Little in the literature mentions the use of MRI in male breast cancer, with there is no clear role for its use at present. We present an unusual case of bilateral male breast carcinoma and(More)
INTRODUCTION A rectus sheath haematoma is a rare condition that arises from the accumulation of blood within the rectus sheath from either muscular tear or rupture of the epigastric vessels. It is a known complication of either blunt abdominal trauma, anticoagulation therapy or the repetitive contraction of the rectus muscle such as paroxysms of coughing.(More)
We report a case of a 79 year old man with a known benign anastomotic stricture presenting with large bowel obstruction. At laparotomy the obstruction was found to be caused by a large sesame seed bezoar. Seed bezoars are well known to cause impaction in the rectum but have never been previously reported to cause large bowel obstruction. We recommend that(More)
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