A Patient With the Leiomyoma of the Cecum: A Case Report

  • najmeh aletaha ORCID Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Imam khomeini Hospital complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • marziyeh ghalamkari ORCID Mail Department of Hematology and Oncology, Imam khomeini Hospital complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Masoud Sotoudeh ORCID Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Forough Alborzi ORCID Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Imam khomeini Hospital complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Naser Ebrahimi Daryani ORCID Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Imam khomeini Hospital complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords:
Leiomyoma, Cecum, Endoscopic resection

Abstract

Stromal or mesenchymal neoplasms affecting the gastrointestinal tract are relatively rare lesions. A far less common group of Gastrointestinal (GI) mesenchymal tumors is leiomyoma. Surgery is the mainstay treatment for leiomyoma. Complete endoscopic resection of the tumor could be challenging due to its submucosal origin. In this study, we reported a case of a 48-year-old woman with leiomyoma of the cecum, i.e. treated by endoscopic resection.

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Published
2020-08-29
How to Cite
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aletaha najmeh, ghalamkari marziyeh, Sotoudeh M, Alborzi F, Ebrahimi Daryani N. A Patient With the Leiomyoma of the Cecum: A Case Report. CRCP. 5(2):35-38.
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