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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 2161
Country/Territory Italy
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ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Category Surgery
Manuscript Type Case Report
Article Title Acute abdomen: Rare and unusual presentation of right colic xanthogranulomatosis
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Paola Addario Chieco, Laura Antolino, Valentina Giaccaglia, Francesca Centanini, Gaetano Vincenzo Cunsolo, Alessandra Sparagna, Stefania Uccini and Vincenzo Ziparo
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Corresponding author Paola Addario Chieco, MD, Department of General Surgery, General Surgery 1 Unit, S. Andrea University Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1085, 00189 Rome, Italy. paddariochieco@ospedalesantandrea.it
Keywords Xanthogranulomatosis; Large bowel xanthogranulomatosis; Abdominal mass; Abdominal abscess
Core Tip Xanthogranulomatous inflammation (XGI) is a disease of unknown origin, most frequently described in the kidney and gallbladder, and extremely rare in the colon. The extension of inflammation to the surrounding tissues may lead to misdiagnosis as cancer. We report the case of a 56-year-old woman presenting to the Emergency Department with pain, increased levels of acute-phase proteins, and a palpable mass in the right lower abdominal quadrant. Computed tomography showed a large cecal mass with necrotic areas and enlarged lymph nodes. Due to suspicion of malignancy and worsening of the clinical conditions, she underwent right colectomy. Pathology revealed XGI of the ileocecal valve.
Publish Date 2014-07-14 17:39
Citation Addario Chieco P, Antolino L, Giaccaglia V, Centanini F, Cunsolo GV, Sparagna A, Uccini S, Ziparo V. Acute abdomen: Rare and unusual presentation of right colic xanthogranulomatosis. World J Gastroenterol 2014; 20(26): 8717-8721
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v20/i26/8717.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v20.i26.8717
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