Lymphoid hyperplasia causing recurrent rectal prolapse.


An 8-year-old girl had a 5-month history of recurrent rectal prolapse. On colonoscopy, two submucosal masses were noted in the distal rectum and diagnosed by biopsy as benign lymphoid hyperplasia. These were excised by limited dissection superficial to the submucosa, and the histologic diagnosis was confirmed. The child has done well after removal of the… (More)


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