Mesenteric Fibromatosis Presenting as an Unusual Cause of Intestinal Obstruction and Anemia in a Young Male
Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery,
A twenty-three-year-old male presented with on and off abdominal pain for two months with an acutely distended abdomen. He had a hemoglobin level of 6.5, and a CT scan showed a non-enhancing nodular mass compressing the small bowel with proximal distension. After resecting the mass at the mesenteric root and right hemicolectomy, the specimen was confirmed as mesenteric fibromatosis on histopathological examination. This is a rare case of mesenteric fibromatosis presenting as intestinal obstruction and anemia.
- Intestinal obstruction
- Mesenteric fibromatosis
- Nodular mass
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