NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.24, no.2, pp.292-294, 2021 (SCI-Expanded)
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NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
Ileus, intestine, intussusception, myxoma
Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated:
Myxomas are slowly growing mesenchymal tumors and are considered as extremely rare benign tumors of small intestine. This is the case of a young woman presenting with acute bowel obstruction due to ileo-ileal intussusception caused by an intraluminal 4- cm solitary nodule, found to be a myxoma upon pathologic examination, after resection by surgery.