Endometriosis of the colon. Its diagnosis and management.

@article{Collin1990EndometriosisOT,
  title={Endometriosis of the colon. Its diagnosis and management.},
  author={Gwladys Collin and J C Russell},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={1990},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={
          275-9
        }
}
Cases of endometriosis of the colon were examined in a retrospective fashion to illustrate the problems in diagnosis and management of this disease entity. Nine patients were identified from 1956 to 1988; their average age was 41 years. Common presenting symptoms were abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, tenesmus, small caliber stools, abdominal distention, and blood per rectum. Bowel symptoms were cyclic in four of the nine patients, and seven had a history of gynecologic complaints. Barium… CONTINUE READING

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