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Colon volvulus and the geriatric patient.
One is tempted to believe that volvulus in elderly patients on many occasions may be preceded by inactivity and pseudomegacolon. Owing to psychiatric problems, chronic illness, or… Expand
Anal and perianal malignancies.
- D. Waugh
- The Surgical clinics of North America
- 1 August 1986
Perianal carcinomas must be segregated from anal canal carcinomas, which occur above the anal verge. Perianal malignancies are managed as are skin malignancies elsewhere on the body. Squamous cell… Expand
Mesenchymal Hamartoma of the Liver
A surgically treated case of a mesenchymal hamartoma, a rare, benign liver tumor of infants and occasionally children, is reported. The clinical picture is characterized by marked, usually rapid… Expand
Colonic bleeding in the elderly.
In the elderly population bleeding from the colon is not unusual. In evaluating a patient with colonic bleeding, the rate of bleeding should be assessed, and the possibility of upper gastrointestinal… Expand