Hypertrophic ileocaecal valve simulating a malignant tumour. A case report.


A patient presented with rectal bleeding which, on investigation, was though to be due to a polyp within the caecum. The benign nature of the lesion could not be established conclusively without surgical exploration. A limited right hemicolectomy was performed and examination of the specimen revealed a prominent ileocaecal valve. The problem of diagnosing… (More)


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