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2015 | 86 | 7 | 341-344
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Autoamputated Leiomyoma of the Uterus as a Rare Cause of the Mechanical Bowel Obstruction – Report of a Case

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Mechanical obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract is one of the most common causes of the emergency surgical intervention. A rare cause of such condition might be the effect of the external pressure on the intestine exerted by i. e. tumor, lymph node package, aneurysm of the abdominal aorta. An extremely rare cause is the pressure of the large loose mass located in the peritoneal cavity called “loose body”. We present a case of the mechanical bowel obstruction caused by a giant loose autoamputated leiomyoma of the uterus lying free in the peritoneal cavity. According to our best knowledge it is the largest described loose body in the literature. Moreover, we present a literature review regarding this issue.
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86
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7
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341-344
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published
1 - 7 - 2014
online
12 - 9 - 2014
received
18 - 11 - 2013
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_pjs-2014-0060
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