Lipoma causing a colo-colic intussusception and mimicking carcinoma
Neriman Şengül1, Kahraman Dinler1, Çetin Boran2, Melike E. Kalfaoğlu3, Hayri Erkol1
1Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversitesi, Genel Cerrahi AD, BOLU
2 Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversitesi, Patoloji AD, BOLU
3Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversitesi, Radyoloji AD, BOLU
Colonic lipomas are relatively uncommon, although they are among the most common nonepithelial benign tumors of the colon. They are usually asymptomatic and often discovered incidentally on imaging studies, during colonoscopy, or in patients operated for other reasons. Rarely, appearing symptoms as if constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, bleeding, obstruction. We are presenting a case of colonic lipoma causing colo-colonic intussusception, in which clinical presentation mimicking carcinoma but diagnosed with computed tomography examination and verified with histopathology as lipoma in the left colon.
Keywords: Lipoma,/complications, intussusception, colonic cancer