Volume 17, Number 5 (nov-dec 2013)                   hmj 2013, 17(5): 449-453 | Back to browse issues page


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Rahimi A, Eghbal Eftekhaari T. Infertility associated with hematochezia: A complication of perforated appendicitis. hmj. 2013; 17 (5) :449-453
URL: http://hmj.hums.ac.ir/article-1-1070-en.html

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Introduction: Infection and inflammation of organs adjacent to gastrointestinal tract may cause a pathological connection. Patient: In this report, complicated appendicitis caused protrusion of right ovary and tube into the sigmoid colon of a 40-year-old infertile woman. The mass appearing as a polypoid lesion during colonoscopy caused abdominal pain and bleeding and proved to be right adnexa pathologically. Conclusion: In many cases ruptured appendicitis, adnexa may protrude in large intestine lumen and mimic rectal polyp symptoms associated with infertility, hence a precise history taking and accurate colonoscopy may aid in diagnosis of this condition
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/11/5 | Accepted: 2017/11/5 | Published: 2017/11/5

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