Complete rectosigmoid prolapse in a patient with familial adenomatous polyposis.


A L s T Colonoscopy in a 23-year-old woman to evaluate her for familial adenomatous polyposis syndrome revealed thousands of colonic adenomas. A few hours after the procedure, the patient had a bowel movement followed by a massive, full-thickness, rectosigmoid prolapse (A). The prolapsed segment of the colon showed no signs of ischemia. The patient was… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2010.07.001


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