Stercoraceous perforation of the cecum: report of two cases.

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Two cases of stercoraceous perforation of the cecum with adjacent mass formation simulating a neoplasm are described. The predisposing factors for the formation of fecalomas and the mechanisms of perforation are discussed and a review of the literature on this subject is presented. There were no demonstrable predisposing colonic lesions to account for the… (More)

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@article{Lasser1975StercoraceousPO, title={Stercoraceous perforation of the cecum: report of two cases.}, author={Alan E Lasser and M. Conte and Gilbert B. Solitare}, journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum}, year={1975}, volume={18 5}, pages={410-2} }