Ascending colo-colic intussusception due to lipoma

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

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RIF pain ? appendicitis

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female
CT

CT abdomen / pelvis

Fatty mass in lumen of hepatic flexure, with a "coiled spring" appearance in the ascending colon. Ingested contrast has passed beyond the lipoma into the transverse colon ie not obstructing the colonic lumen. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates the typical appearances of an albeit large pedunculated colonic lipoma resulting in intussusception. 

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Case information

rID: 16388
Case created: 15th Jan 2012
Last edited: 6th Dec 2016
Tags: colon, lipoma
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