• Medicine
  • Published in The American surgeon 1994

Benign retrorectal tumors in adults: the choice of operative approach.

@article{Hannon1994BenignRT,
  title={Benign retrorectal tumors in adults: the choice of operative approach.},
  author={Jack Hannon and Charulochana Subramony and Carol E. H. Scott-Conner},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={1994},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={
          267-72
        }
}
Six adult patients were treated for tumors of the retrorectal space from 1975 to 1990 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. All were female; ages ranged from 19 to 64 (mean, 37.8) years. Two asymptomatic tumors were discovered in the peripartum period, and two patients had symptoms of local fullness or pain. One patient presented with a pelvic abscess, and one patient had had recurrent pilonidal cyst abscesses drained. All lesions were completely excised (one by a transsacral route… CONTINUE READING

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