Colonic duplication in an adult who presented with chronic constipation attributed to hypothyroidism.

@article{Kekez2008ColonicDI,
  title={Colonic duplication in an adult who presented with chronic constipation attributed to hypothyroidism.},
  author={Tihomir Kekez and Goran Augustin and Irena Hrsti{\'c} and Dubravko Smud and Mate Majerovi{\'c} and Zeljko Jelinci{\'c} and Emil Kinda},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={644-6}
}
Gastrointestinal duplications are an uncommon congenital abnormality that manifest before the age of two in 80% of cases. Ileal duplication is the most common while colonic duplication, either cystic or tubular, occurs in 10%-15% of cases and remains asymptomatic and undiagnosed in most cases. Mostly occurring in pediatric patients, colonic duplication is encountered in adults in only a few cases. The most common clinical manifestations are abdominal pain and intestinal obstruction. Rarely… CONTINUE READING
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