Lipomatosis of ileocaecal valve

Case contributed by Dr Maxim Stalkov


Reccurent right iliac fossa pain.

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Female

Ileocaecal valve lips are markedly thickened and infiltrated with fat.

Case Discussion

Lipomatosis of ileocaecal valve is a benign condition. Symptoms may be due to chronic intususseption or partial obstruction of the ileocaecal junction. 

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Case information

rID: 38762
Case created: 2nd Aug 2015
Last edited: 29th Aug 2016
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