Yoshihito Kotani

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BACKGROUND The large bowel is a rare site for leiomyomas. Furthermore, a colonic pedunculated leiomyoma is very rare. Complete endoscopic removal of a colonic leiomyoma can be problematic because of its submucosal origin. CASE REPORT We report a colonic pedunculated leiomyoma that was removed by endoscopic polypectomy without complications. A 74-year-old(More)
Malakoplakia in the gastrointestinal tract is rare in healthy young people without underlying disease. Sufficient tissue is required for accurate diagnosis. We describe a malakoplakia that developed in a healthy young woman and was treated by endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR). A 40-year-old woman with a history of taking oral contraceptives until one year(More)
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