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Overlapping sphincter repair is the operation of choice for incontinence due to obstetric injuries, trauma, or previous anorectal surgery. We present our experience from 1981 to 1990 using the overlapping sphincter repair for anal incontinence resulting from childbirth in 21 patients (58%), previous anorectal surgery in 7 (19%), trauma in 1 (3%),(More)
The initial description of abnormalities of the biliary tree was reported by Vater in 1723. However, it was not until 1959 that Alonzo-Lej and colleagues reported on the full description and classification of choledochal cysts. This report describes a Hispanic female who presented with classic findings consistent with biliary colic. A preoperative(More)
Leiomyosarcoma of the colon is a rare malignancy. We report the case of a 33-year-old woman with a leiomyosarcoma of the colon occurring as an intussusception 30 years after receiving abdominal irradiation for a Wilms' tumor. A review of the prior and current treatment for Wilms' tumor is discussed, as well as the association between second malignancies and(More)
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