Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ASGIS)(ISSN: 2582-1091)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 3

Morbidity and Mortality in Patients with Surgical Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Reconversion Hospital

Okoli, Fidelis, M.D.1; Golfeyz, Shmuel, M.D.2; Albert, Joel, M.D.2; Mayer, Ira, M.D., FACP, FACG, AGAF, NYSGEF.2

1Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, New York University Langone Hospital, Long Island, New York
2Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

*Corresponding Author: Okoli, Fidelis, M.D, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, New York University Langone Hospital, Long Island, New York.

Received: January 12, 2022; Published: February 22, 2022

Abstract

Although colorectal lipomas are the second most common benign tumors in the colon, they are uncommonly seen in clinical practice. Lipomas are typically asymptomatic and incidentally found during colonoscopy or on radiological imaging. Symptomatic lipomas are usually larger than two centimeters and can present with abdominal pain, change in bowel habits, obstruction, bleeding, intussusception, or perforation. Different imaging modalities can be used to diagnose lipomas however definitive diagnosis is made histologically. Symptomatic lipomas require either endoscopic or surgical resection. We report a case of a colonoscopy-assisted resection of a large sigmoid colonic lipoma that prolapsed through the anal canal.

Keywords: Colorectal Lipomas; Colonoscopy Assisted Resection; Rectal Prolapse; Gastrointestinal Lipomas; Abdominal Pain

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Citation

Citation: Okoli, Fidelis, M.D., et al. “Colonoscopic-Assisted Resection of a Giant Prolapsed Sigmoid Colon Lipoma”. Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 5.3 (2022): 48-50.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Okoli, Fidelis, M.D., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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