Shinichiro Itoh

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A case of mesenteric varices draining into the left renal vein is reported. The varices were well demonstrated by percutaneous transhepatic portography and were obliterated. This disease entity should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients with lower gastrointestinal tract hemorrhage and portal hypertension.
We herein present two cases of a colorectal perforation due to uncommon reasons. First, we treated a 45-year-old woman for a stercoral perforation of the sigmoid colon. The pathognomonic etiology was a barium fecaloma originating from an upper gastrointestinal series 9 months before admission. The second case was a 46-year-old woman who was admitted with a(More)
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