Giant submucosal lipoma of the cecum: report of a case and review of literature.

@article{Ghidirim2005GiantSL,
  title={Giant submucosal lipoma of the cecum: report of a case and review of literature.},
  author={Gheorghe Ghidirim and Igor Mishin and Eugen Gutsu and Ion Gagauz and Alexander Danch and Sergei Russu},
  journal={Romanian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={393-6}
}
Lipoma of the colon is a relatively rare benign tumor. A case with intermittent subacute colon obstruction due to a giant lipoma of the cecum is reported. A 51-year-old woman presented with intermittent, abdominal crampy pain in the right upper and lower quadrants, accompanied by alternative episodes of diarrhea and constipation. She had had similar symptoms over the last three months. A double-contrast barium enema showed a large (approx. 7 cm in diameter) polypoid mass occluding the lumen of… CONTINUE READING
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