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2007 (EN)
Spontaneous extraperitoneal rupture of the rectum (EN)

G. Christianopoulos, G. Kokozidis, G. Kitis, V. Penopoulos, T. Maris, N. Gougoulias

SUMMARY Spontaneous extraperitoneal “rupture” of the rectum is an extremely rare event not previously documented in the literature. We report the case of a 70 year-old lady who presented with intense lower abdominal pain. No predisposing or provoking factors were found in our patient despite detailed questioning apart from chronic constipation. A sudden increase of intraabdominal pressure was presumed to be the cause of rectal rupture. Key words: spontaneous, repture, perforation, rectum, sigmoid colon (EN)

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Ελληνική Γαστροεντερολογική Εταιρία (EL)
Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

2007-03-19


Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

1792-7463
1108-7471
Annals of Gastroenterology; Volume 15, No 2 (2002) (EN)



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