Lipohyperplasia of the Ileocecal Valve Mimicking Malignant Neoplasm on CT: A Case Report

@article{Kwak2001LipohyperplasiaOT,
  title={Lipohyperplasia of the Ileocecal Valve Mimicking Malignant Neoplasm on CT: A Case Report},
  author={Hyo Sung Kwak and Jeong Min Lee and Woo Sung Moon and S.-H. Kang and Joug-Deok Lee},
  journal={Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={45},
  pages={43-46}
}
We report a case in which CT scanning revealed lipohyperplasia of the ileocecal (IC) valve and cecum with acute inflammation and ulceration mimicking malignant neoplasm. At unenhanced CT lesion attenuation was lower than that of back muscle, and at contrast-enhanced CT, the lesion was seen as a lobulated polypoid mass with inhomogeneous enhancement, pericecal fat infiltration, and pericecal Iymphadenopathy. Although these findings mimick those of malignant neoplasm, the typical location of the… 

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